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Do you need a Hearing Aid?

Hearing Aid Centre Chennai Do you need a Hearing Aid

Hearing loss can have a significant impact on a person’s life. It can affect their ability to learn and obtain quality education, earn an income, make friends, communicate with family and socialize generally. Hearing loss can affect any age and any type of person. If left untreated, it can lead to social isolation and emotional problems such as frustration, suspicion, depression and paranoia.

Need for Hearing Tests

PTA & Impedance

Due to age, our hearing sensitivity comes down. Pure Tone Audiometry test is done to ascertain loss. If there is any Middle ear pathology , Impedance test is done.

OAE / BERA Tests

Some causes of Pediatric (Children) Hearing Loss

  • Hereditary (Blood relatives have hearing loss)
  • Consanguineous Marriage (Parents are Blood relatives)
  • Jaundice, Typhoid, Mumps (Mother, during pregnancy & child, after birth)
  • Mother – constantly taking medicine during pregnancy period

If one or more of the above mentioned events have occurred in a family, to rule out any possibility of hearing loss, an OAE & BERA clinical test must be taken when the child is 45 days old.

Noise induced deafness

Sound Limi

Prescribed General sound exposure limits (Constant exposure / Exceeding these time limits will lead to Permanent Hearing loss)

Sound Intensity Maximum Exposure Time
90db 8hrs
95db 4hrs
100db 2hrs
105db 1hr
110db 30mins
115db 15mins

Typical everyday sound levels

  • 85db – 90db    — Motorcycle / Hairdryer / Lawnmower
  • 100db – 110db — Stereo / Chainsaw
  • 110db – 125db — Rock concert / Football Match / Head Phones at high levels
  • 119db – 140db — Ambulance Siren / Pneumatic drill / Fireworks

If you have any questions or comments regarding our Hearing Aids, please feel free to contact us by filling out this form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Hope to hear from you soon.

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