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Tuesday, 12 July 2016  |  Admin
What Is Presbycusis?

Do you find it difficult to have a conversation with your family? Do you struggle meeting new people because you canít hear them? Do you turn up the television every evening just to hear it? If the answer is yes, you may be suffering from presbycusis. Originating from the Greek words presbys (old) and akousis (hearing), presbycusis refers to the gradual loss of hearing that affects around 30-35% of adults aged between 65 and 75 years of age. It is caused by the one thing we have no control over: time.