Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Presbycusis Outlook

What to expect with presbycusis:

  • Hearing loss in the elderly slowly worsens over time.
  • Communication can become difficult.
  • Rarely, a person with presbycusis becomes completely deaf.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Presbycusis References
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