Children and hearing aids
Infants as early as 4 weeks old can be fitted with amplification such as hearing aids and assistive devices.
Medication effects on hearing
Commonly used medications--both over-the-counter and prescribed--can damage hearing or aggravate an existing problem.
Sensorineural hearing loss
Sensorineural hearing loss is caused when something damages the inner ear, the auditory (hearing) nerve, or the parts of the brain that process sound.