Break free from limitations
Today, 1 in 10 people over the age of 50 has trouble hearing. The proper treatment for hearing
loss is the key to remaining cognitive and socially active. The higher the number of people being
treated for hearing loss, the less the burden to society from an economic point of view: With
treatment, you are able to stay longer on the job market and participate in the many aspects of
Causes and types of hearing loss
Hearing loss can develop at any age and for any number of reasons. The most common cause is age or congenital defects.
However, hearing loss can also develop as a result of infection, after a head injury, if the eardrum is perforated and as a result of taking certain medications, most notably some cancer treatments.
If you recognise signs of hearing loss, you should visit a professional
With more than 10% of the population in OECD countries having trouble hearing, we – and the society in general – have an obligation to offer solutions that can help people and make a difference – on a personal, professional and social level.