Older people with dangerous hearing loss warned: ‘Get your ears tested!’
April 2019 · Editor: Lucy Harvey
Thousands of Britons each year are affected by this dangerous ear condition, which needs emergency treatment as soon as possible to prevent complete loss of hearing.
Sudden deafness is a ‘medical emergency’ but a treatable condition
Sudden deafness, which is also known as Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) is an emergency condition which typically occurs in only one ear but can appear in both.