Loss of hearing or deafness can be termed a global epidemic, given the fact that 5% of the population have it – that’s 385 million people suffering the consequences of hearing loss! What’s more heartrending is the statistical fact that 60% of childhood hearing loss occurs due to preventable causes like ear infections, excessive noise exposure, etc.
The capacity to hear is crucial to normal living, and its absence can lead to many associated complications. This infographic explains the anatomy of the ear, and how each part works, and highlights the various types of hearing loss and the treatment options.
An Overview of Hearing Loss:
Infographic by – Online Hearing