How does hearing loss occur?
Have recently realized that you could be suffering from hearing loss? You may be wondering how this could have happened? Let’s get a little bit closer to your ears, and have a look inside. Most of us have never seen the inside of an ear. We may have no idea how all its parts works or what they do.
Having a better understanding of hearing loss begins by understanding how we hear. The diagram below shows what an ear looks like on the inside. Below it is some information about how it all works, and the steps involved in hearing. Let’s take a look inside!