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