FACT: On average, people wait seven years between first noticing their hearing loss and finally taking action.
90% of hearing losses can be HELPED by hearing aids.
Hearing loss is more common than you might think. Interestingly, due to recreational and environmental noise, hearing loss is occurring at younger and younger ages.
Hearing Loss Facts
- Hearing loss is second only to arthritis as the most common issue for older adults.
- Only about 10% of hearing losses are helped by surgery or other medical treatment.
- 90% of hearing losses can be treated with the use of hearing instruments.
- Only 16% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss.