Age-related hearing loss or presbycusis is hearing loss that progressively worsens with age. With the expected increase in the number of elderly in the United States, the problem is anticipated to be increasingly common, and the impact widely felt in coming years. This article discusses the causes and mechanisms of this type of hearing loss and current research that may lead to new treatments.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Oct 2007|