Sudden Hearing Loss

What is it?

Sudden hearing loss is when circulation in the inner ear is reduced causing hearing loss. If you experience sudden hearing loss, please contact your GP immediately

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss

If you believe you have sudden hearing loss, you should urgently contact your GP. Following your GP's appointment you will need to get your hearing tested. You should take advantage of our comprehensive hearing assessment. Our Audiologists and Audiometrists will be able to assess the level of loss you are experiencing and look at potential causes of the loss.

Injuries and Hearing Loss

Some injuries can cause sudden hearing loss. If you notice you have hearing loss following an injury contact your GP or National Hearing Care clinic.

What to do in case of sudden deafness?

If you are experiencing sudden deafness, we recommend you visit your GP or your audiologist to check your hearing levels so that an appropriate medical referral can be made. 


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