You and your hearing

3 in 1000 babies1
are born with permanent hearing loss
15 mins a day
in a noisy train station
over time can cause
hearing loss
Hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by hearing loss, but with modern hearing technology these people can regain their ability to listen, communicate and enjoy their everyday lives. Find out more about your hearing

Hearing loss solutions

Find out more about the different hearing loss treatments – from hearing aids to cochlear implants to bone conduction implants – and discover how acting early can transform your life. Find the right solution

Ask the doctor

You can write to our volunteer consultant Dr Muaaz Tarabichi, Chairman, Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology.Ask the doctor

Find a hearing specialist

Hearing health specialists can talk to you about your treatment options, and discuss any further steps for preventing or limiting hearing loss.Find a hearing specialist

1. Approximately 3 in 1,000 babies are born with permanent hearing loss, making hearing loss one of the most common birth defects. 92% of children with permanent hearing loss are born to two hearing parents.


The information on this website is for educational purposes, and is not intended to replace medical advice. Please consult a hearing healthcare professional to diagnose or treat a hearing or health problem.