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 if there are a physical or medical conditions of the ear that cause concern, a hearing test
can be made.