Why Face Masks Are a Problem for People With Hearing Loss

Why Face Masks Are a Problem for People With Hearing Loss

Although face masks are a problem for people with hearing loss, I want to emphasize our audiology clinic fully supports face coverings to limit the spread of COVID-19. Yet, face masks create a barrier in communication for individuals with hearing loss. Masks conceal...
Can You Have Hearing Loss in One Ear?

Can You Have Hearing Loss in One Ear?

It’s unconventional, but I’m going to start our discussion by answering the title question. Can you have hearing loss in one ear? The simple answer is yes. Note: Sudden hearing loss in one ear is an urgent health issue that requires immediate medical care....