Hearing management

Ear disorders

Learn about ear disorders including Meniere’s Syndrome, Waardenburg Syndrome, otosclerosis and more in this section. Find medical information on the causes, symptoms and treatment of these ear conditions and more, here.

Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis refers to abnormal bone growth in the middle ear, leading to hearing loss.

Presbycusis

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing due to ageing.

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AuD degree obtained in 2013 at AT Still University Health Science Depart-ment, Arizona. Masters in Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria, 2003. Remedial Teaching Diploma at Rand University, 1996. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, 1993. Owner of a private practice in Pretoria since 1999. Educating the community regarding early identification of hearing problems and screening of new-borns. Providing assistance and services at retirement homes. Part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. External examiner at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. Presenter at conferences and seminars.

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