Classification of Hearing Loss

Degree of Hearing Loss based on severity
  • Minimal Hearing Loss.
  • Mild Hearing Loss.
  • Moderate Hearing Loss.
  • Moderately-severe Hearing Loss.
  • Severe Hearing Loss.
  • Profound Hearing Loss.
Hearing loss can also be classified as
  • Unilateral or Bilateral.
  • Pre-lingual or Post-lingual.
  • Symmetrical or Asymmetrical.
  • Progressive or Sudden Hearing loss.
  • Fluctuating or Stable Hearing loss.
  • Congenital or Acquired/Delayed Onset Hearing loss.