Hearing management

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Read our frequently asked questions for answers on hearing problems like, “what are the costs of hearing aids” and, “will my medical aid cover hearing loss as a disability?”.

Our Hearing Care FAQ

Damaged hearing? Tinnitus? Costs of cochlear implants? When is hearing loss a disability? Let the expert answer.

Are all hearing aids the same size?

Hearing aids differ in size – from the older behind-the-ear type to a very small, almost unnoticeable hearing aid, which fits in the ear canal.

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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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