Relative Marriages in Saudi Arabia Results in Children with Hearing Impairment

Relative Marriages in Saudi Arabia Results in Children with Hearing Impairment
Mon 09-12-2013

Dr. Abdulrahman Hajar stated that the rates of hearing impairment and hearing loss in Saudi Arabia outweighs the global percentage.

This is caused due to couples marrying their relatives.

He also said that in 2008 the patients who had cochlear implants to help them hear reached 60 patients.