Episode from the podcastMayo Clinic Talks

Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Released Tuesday, 15th December 2020
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Guest: Matthew L. Carlson, M.D. (@MatthewLCarlso1)

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Issues surrounding hearing loss are discussed with Dr. Matthew Carlson, an ENT physician from the Mayo Clinic. Specific topics discussed include the following:

  • Types of hearing loss (conductive vs. sensorineural)
  • Social impact of hearing loss
  • Symptoms patients notice with gradually progressive hearing loss
  • Tinnitus and it’s management
  • Causes of sensorineural hearing loss
  • High frequency tone loss and problems with speech discrimination associated with sensorineural hearing loss
  • Hearing loss associated with loud noise exposure (acoustic injury and chronic noise exposure)
  • Hearing loss associated with the use of firearms
  • Common everyday activities which may result in hearing loss
  • Management of sensorineural hearing loss (hearing aids, cochlear implants)
  • Recent advances and improvements in hearing aids

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.

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