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Is an 80- percent hearing loss severe?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

I would consider that any hearing loss greater then 60% is severe.

In brief: Absolutely

I would consider that any hearing loss greater then 60% is severe.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

80% hearing loss is definitely severe.

In brief: Yes

80% hearing loss is definitely severe.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Michael Armstrong
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Yes, and treatable

Yes, 80% hearing loss is quite severe.
Hearing loss greater than 20-30 decibels (db) is abnormal. When soft speech may be as quiet as 60db, losses greater than 50 db can be quite disabling. Fortunately, modern hearing aids are very effective at rehabilitation. To learn more about state-of-the-art choices available today, visit www.Richmondhearingaids.Net.

In brief: Yes, and treatable

Yes, 80% hearing loss is quite severe.
Hearing loss greater than 20-30 decibels (db) is abnormal. When soft speech may be as quiet as 60db, losses greater than 50 db can be quite disabling. Fortunately, modern hearing aids are very effective at rehabilitation. To learn more about state-of-the-art choices available today, visit www.Richmondhearingaids.Net.
Dr. Michael Armstrong
Dr. Michael Armstrong
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