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What causes hearing loss?
Hearing loss can happen suddenly or gradually. Sometimes there’s an underlying medical reason, but for the most part, it’s simply age-related, and/or the result of being exposed to loud noises over time.

  • Normal hearing

  • Unaided hearing loss

  • Aided hearing loss

When should I get a hearing aid?

Find a hearing healthcare professional
If you think you have a hearing loss talk to the experts. Locate a qualified hearing healthcare professional close to you.

Check your own hearing now
A hearing healthcare professional can tell you if you have a hearing loss: in the meantime, take this quick self-assessment to screen your own hearing.

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