A rare kind of hearing loss where the hearing loss is the reverse of most sensorineural hearing losses. With a reverse-slope loss, the hearing loss is greater in the low frequencies and the person may have normal or near normal hearing in the very high frequencies. People with severe reverse-slope losses have normal or near-normal speech in spite of their degree of hearing loss because they hear the high-frequency consonants so well. To learn more about reverse-slope hearing losses, click here to read this article.
Reverse-slope Hearing Loss