The Gift of Hearing

book and papers in front of a woman

-By Udhayakumar R- lt was my usual Monday morning in the clinic bustling with activity. An 83-year-old woman (way younger, energetic and active for her age) was referred from ENT to us for a hearing evaluation. She was a NRI with a very good habit of getting her hearing tested routinely. She had done it … Continue reading The Gift of Hearing

Newborn Hearing Screening

A huge part of children's development happens while watching and listening. This automatically makes hearing a vital part of healthy development. When there is a partial or complete loss of hearing ability, it is called hearing impairment/ hearing loss. Hearing impairment has detrimental effects on overall development and social functioning. In children, an unaddressed hearing … Continue reading Newborn Hearing Screening

‘Hearing Loss’ – not just the loss of hearing ability

Hearing is an important part of healthy living. The ability to hear contributes greatly to our physical and emotional well-being. When there is any partial or total inability to hear, it is called hearing impairment or hearing loss. It is a hidden disability or disorder that has a detrimental effect on the quality of life … Continue reading ‘Hearing Loss’ – not just the loss of hearing ability

Hearing Care during Diwali

Diwali, 'the festival of lights', is one of the biggest festivals India celebrates. The air is filled with aroma of the special sweets, flowers and cheers of families that come together! While all streets and buildings light up, it is also time for deafening sounds. Firecrackers are one major contributor to noise pollution that significantly … Continue reading Hearing Care during Diwali