What is age-related hearing loss?
Age-related hearing loss is the single most common cause for partial loss of hearing, also known as Presbyacusis.
Most people begin to lose a small amount of their hearing ability in their 40’s and can gradually gets worse as you get older: by the age of 80, the vast majority of people have some form of hearing loss.
Presbyacusis occurs when the sensitive hair cells in the inner ear gradually become damaged or die as you get older, and do not regenerate.
Our Audiologists can help you understand that your hearing changes as you get older and exposure to loud sounds over time will eventually impact your hearing. With the right help and support, our hearing specialists can help you stay connected to the world around you.