As youngsters head outside for their summer fun, be aware that dangerous noise may be lurking around the corner. Unfortunately, about 12% of children and adolescents (ages 6 to 19) have permanent noise-induced hearing loss, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Children usually don’t take the initiative to protect their own hearing — which means parents or other
responsible adults must provide direction. Following are some easy tips for keeping kids “hearing safe” this summer:
If you or a loved one are suffering from hearing loss or have symptoms of hearing loss, contact Amplifon Hearing Health Care to schedule an appointment at a provider near you.