‘Mild to moderate hearing loss in children can be treated by surgery or hearing aids'
The Times of India Delhi|December 02, 2021
Four out of 1,000 children born worldwide are profoundly deaf, says Dr Shomeshwar Singh.

“Without treatment, they will not only remain deaf but will also not be able to speak, since speech development is closely related to hearing. About 50% of deafness is genetic. It can also result from birth hypoxia, infection, low birth weight, etc. In many cases, the reason for deafness cannot be identified,” he says.

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