The Outer ear consists of the visible part of the ear, also called the auricle and ear canal. It collects the sounds waves and direct them into the ear drum. Ear drum is a flexible, circle membrane, it vibrate when sound waves strike it.
Middle ear: Middle ear is an air filled cavity. It contains 3 bones (Ossicles), foam a chain and conduct sound vibration from the ear drum to the inner ear.
Inner ear: Inner ear is a fluid filled cavity. It is responsible for Hearing and Balancing. Inner ear consists of two mainly functional parts. In cochlea sound waves transformed into electrical impulses which are sent to the brain. Vestibular system is responsible for sensation of balance and motion.
Hearing LossHearing loss affecting the `greater number of peoples around the world. Hearing loss may occur in one or both ears. In children’s hearing loss can affect the ability to learn spoken language and adults it can influence the social interaction, communications work and relations.
There are 3 Types of Hearing Loss occurs with various causes.
Conductive Hearing LossEar wax build up
Foreign Body in the ear
Perforation of the ear drum
Eustachian tube dysfunction
Abnormal Bone Growth (Otosclerosis)
Fluid Buildup in middle ear
Sensorineural Hearing LossNoise Induced Hearing Loss
Age related Hearing Loss. (Presbycusis)
Mixed Hearing LossThis type of Hearing loss is a combination of both conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss.
Elite clinic Have a largest diagnostic instruments and soundproof room for assessing the hearing loss. We evaluate the hearing loss and provide the provide the appropriate treatment for Hearing loss.
Some hearing losses can be treated by doctors. We will be able to refer you to an ENT specialist, should you need one.