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....
Two Different Types of Hearing Loss

Two Different Types of Hearing Loss

As a doctor of audiology, an integral part of my practice includes identifying different types of hearing loss and their causes through various assessments and examinations. Once I have identified the type and cause, I am better able to apply the proper therapy or...
What is Conductive Hearing Loss?

What is Conductive Hearing Loss?

How the ears operate is a miracle of design, and their role in keeping us connected and informed about the world around us is admirable. However, diminished hearing capacity causes frustration and becomes burdensome. Conductive hearing loss is one way that our...