There are many different types of hearing loss. Understanding the different types of hearing loss and their terminology can help you to make the right choice when it comes to choosing a hearing aid.
Types Of Hearing Loss
There are three main classifications of hearing loss currently recognized. Conductive hearing loss, Sensorineural hearing loss, and Mixed hearing loss. In addition to the type of hearing loss, it is possible to only have deficiency in one ear (unilateral) or both ears (bilateral). Within each classification of loss, there are varying degrees of severity as well.