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Children With Unilateral Hearing Loss

Unilateral Hearing Loss: The Facts This condition is also known as single-sided hearing loss, in which one side of the ear is normal. It could be in the range of mild to profound loss. The unilateral hearing loss could be caused by infections, inter-uterine infections (from mother to the fetus), …

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Hearing Screening

Introduction Hearing is one of the important senses for the development of speech and language. Hearing enables an individual to listen, to detect, to discriminate, to interpret as well as to understand the environmental sounds and speech sounds. Babies who are born with hearing impairment, their speech and language development …

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Role of Cochlear Implant

Introduction to Hearing Hearing is one of mankind’s 5 primary senses; the others being sight, smell, taste and sensation. The organs of hearing are formed during intrauterine development. A newborn baby is fully able to appreciate sound. The ear is divided into 3 parts; the external ear (1), the middle …

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Sinusitis

What are sinuses? Sinuses are air-filled spaces in the skull which is lines by membranes. These membranes will produce a thin secretion to trap dirt particles and keep the nasal passages moist. What is sinusitis? Sinusitis is a condition where infection or inflammation of the membranes that line the sinuses …

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Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

What is cleft lip or cleft palate? A cleft lip is a split in the upper lip. A cleft palate is a split in the roof of the mouth. How does this defect arise? This condition is the result of incomplete fusion of the mouth parts during early development of …

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