Hearing Loss (cont.)
Many treatments are available for permanent hearing loss.
- People with conductive hearing loss can have the middle ear reconstructed by an ear, nose, and throat specialist.
- Hearing aids are effective and well tolerated for people with conductive hearing loss.
- People who are profoundly deaf may benefit from a cochlear implant.
Angelique S Kelly Campen, MD
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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