Hearing loss is the reduced ability to detect and hear sound.
There are different types of loss which can be permanent or temporary. Hearing loss can be of different degrees, from slight to profound. It can occur in one or both ears. It can be present at birth or occur later. What Causes Hearing Loss In Children?
Hearing loss present at birth is called congenital. It can be caused by:
Hearing loss which develops later is called acquired. It can be caused by: