Age-related hearing loss

Hearing loss - age related; Presbycusis

Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is the slow loss of hearing that occurs as people get older.

Ear anatomy

The ear consists of external, middle, and inner structures. The eardrum and the three tiny bones conduct sound from the eardrum to the cochlea.



Exams and Tests


Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional