Is presbycusis total deafness?

Presbycusis deaf? Presbycusis is due to the normal ageing process. It is nomal to lose a little hearing as we age. It doesnt cause deafness. Deafness would require other problems like infection, trauma, etc.

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Is presbycusis full or partial deafness?

Neither. Presbycusis is age related hearing loss, just that. It refers to the cause of the loss rather than the degree. This kind of hearing loss affects high frequency hearing and affects most of us by age 75. Read more...