146961673

HOW DO WE HEAR?

Hearing is one of the five senses which enables us to perceive sounds. We hear through our ears which have 3 parts (outer, middle, inner) and they lead the sound to the brain.

audiogram-4
How Do We Hear

HOW HEARING WORKS?

how hearing works 2
Source: MED-EL

Generally, hearing loss can be categorised as congenital (by birth) or acquired (after birth). The most common causes of hearing loss are described here.