The human ear is a profoundly complex and fascinating sensory organ. It’s comprised of many tiny parts, each of which serves a vital function in the process of hearing. If one or more of these parts are affected by illness or injury, our ability to make out and distinguish sounds is impacted. Even though there are only three broad categories of hearing loss from Audiologists, there are a vast number of variations within these classifications. Therefore, what follows is a simplified version of the nuances of hearing loss.