Nagpur: All doctors associated with the (AOI) Association of Otolaryngologists of India Vidarbha branch on Sunday said that through public health measures such as covid vaccination, proper care around pregnancy, avoid excessive loud noise and avoid multiple drugs.
This would prevent about half the incidences of hearing loss. This day marks the beginning of the International Week of the Deaf.
The President of AOI Vidarbha named Dr Prashant Nikhade has said. “We are recommending that all young people. Never use audio players and loud noises for more than just one hour a day.”
The association had organized a walkathon on Sunday, many citizens participated in this walkathon. It used to go from Lokmat Square to Variety Square and then back again to Lokmat Square.
Reducing Chances of Hearing Loss
ENT specialist Dr. Nandu Kolwadkar has said that, “Its biggest aim is to educate all the people and also to highlight. All the issues faced by the deaf community”.
Doctors have also reported that effective strategies to significantly reduce the likelihood of hearing loss at different stages of this life. Include covid vaccination, good maternal and child care practices, genetic counselling. Identification of common ear conditions. And this includes management.
Ashish Disawal has said that early recognition and support in all children is also very important sign language and cochlear implants and captions are also useful for many peoples.
Pediatricians have also said that during the schooling of children, children must get their hearing tested many times. And the President of the Academy of Pediatrics, Nagpur City, Dr. Vijay Dhote, has said that, “All children are first admitted inside the school. And then at the age of 6, 8 and 10 years and again once. Children must be tested during middle school and once again during children’s high school.”
Neonatologist Dr Pratima Shah has said that universal newborn hearing screening is recommended with the formula. ‘1,3,6’ 1 Month of screening and 3 months of confirmation and then 6 months of management is the key to effective management of hearing loss.