About Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is the inability to hear partially or totally in one or both ears. When hearing threshold or the least hearing ability of a person is over 25 dB (deciBel), then it can be termed as hearing loss or impairment.
- 10% of the world population suffers from hearing impairment
- In India, 65.5 million people suffer from hearing disability
- Hearing Loss has been identified as the 2nd most common years lived with disability (YLD) in India
- In India, 7% children are born every year with hearing disability
*World Health Organisation, National Sample Survey
About Hearing Aids
A hearing aid amplifies sound for people with hearing impairment. The device varies in size,from larger ones that fit behind the ear, to tiny ones that fit inside the ear canal.