Presbycusis Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of presbycusis.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- Will I need a hearing aid?
- Is surgery an option for me?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- When can I return to work?
- Will I need to learn how to read lips?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for complete hearing loss?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- What local support and other resources are available?
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