Congenital disorders - Salem OregonCongenital disorders are present at birth, and may include malformation of the external ear, ear canal, middle ear and inner ear.

Some may be surgically reconstructed, particularly congenital disorders of the auricle and external and middle ear.

For other disorders present at birth, specialized hearing aids or cochlear implants may be helpful in rehabilitation.

Click here to watch ‘The Necessity of Newborn Hearing Screening & Early Intervention’ from Hearing Health Foundation.

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