Hearing management

Anatomy of hearing

Find out how sound is perceived by the human ear and discover how ear anatomy allows us to communicate and respond to sound. Learn more about the structure of the human ear here with images and information on the different parts and how they function.

How do we hear?

Your ears are amazing organs that translate the sounds around you into information your brain can understand.

A magnificent organ

The ear is an advanced and sensitive organ of the human body. Take a look at how the different elements work together to make hearing possible.

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Hearing Expert

Francis Slabber is a Speech & Language Therapist and Audiologist who has owned and run The Hearing Clinic in Wynberg, Cape Town for the last 17 years. Francis and her team have extensive experience in fitting and supplying hearing aids as well as assistive living devices. Francis has served as the Western Cape Chairperson for the South African Association of Audiologists for three years and has given many talks on the topic of hearing loss and amplification. The Hearing Clinic has a special interest in adult and geriatric hearing impairment, hearing aid fittings and hearing rehabilitation.

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