Knowing the type of hearing loss is necessary in order to provide proper treatment.
Hearing loss is normally divided into two categories: conductive hearing loss
vs sensorineural hearing loss
, depending on where in the ear the hearing loss originates.
You can also have a mixed hearing loss which is a combination of the two.
If you suspect that you have a hearing loss or are concerned you may have a medical condition within the ear, it is important to get a hearing health check with a trained hearing care professional