Types of Hearing Loss: Info From Santa Clarita Audiologist

Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a condition that can affect many people and can cover a wide array of issues. Hearing loss can generally be divided into three different types. 

Sensorineural Hearing Loss

This is the most common type of hearing loss. It occurs either over time or with old age. Excessive exposure to loud noises or genetics can also lead to sensorineural hearing loss. This hearing loss is almost always permanent but can be treated with the use of hearing aids. 

Conductive Hearing Loss

This type of hearing loss can be treated with surgery or medication. Conductive hearing loss usually means that there is a problem with sound passing into the inner ear, such as wax build-up or an infection. 

Mixed Hearing Loss

Mixed hearing loss simply means that there is a mix of sensorineural and conductive problems. This would typically be treated medically if possible, but hearing aids are also an option. 

The first step in determining your hearing loss and treatments would be to come in for an exam. Your issues could be solved by a simple solution, and if not, our professionals have the expertise to properly diagnose your hearing loss and find the right solution for you. 

Advanced Audiology has been providing audiology services to the Santa Clarita Valley for over 30 years. We offer the latest in hearing aid technology, custom fittings and repairs, and free testing and diagnostics. Our friendly and professional staff uses our Exact Match Hearing Process™ for a guaranteed, happy result. We offer products for any budget, including financing options, and most insurance plans are accepted. Our hearing healthcare program offers free batters, adjustments, and cleanings to ensure your complete satisfaction. If you are ready for a real solution to your hearing problem, give us a call or visit our office. 


Nola Aronson’s Advanced Audiology 
23822 Valencia Blvd. #103 
Santa Clarita, CA 91355