A very good article was featured on CBC News and the effects that the generation that has grownup with earbuds is facing with hearing loss.
Part of the article states ” Unprecedented reports among young adults
Naturally, the percentage is higher in older age groups. However, Mills said hearing loss can no longer be looked at as mainly a seniors’ issue, as reports are already showing an unprecedented number of adults in their 20s and early 30s with hearing troubles.
Tinnitus, a persistent ringing or buzzing in the ear, is an indicator of ear damage and tends to be diagnosed in patients over 50.”
We suspect we will see an increase in younger visitors to our clinics for tinnitus and hearing loss related issues in the near future.