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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.

Do hearing aids make a big difference?

Thanks to digital technology, it's now possible to produce hearing aids with such precise and fine sound quality that the user is brought closer to normal hearing than ever.

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Hearing Expert

Penny Stevens is a Wits graduate of Audiology. She has been practising for 23 years, 21 of which have been in private practice. Penny is passionate about diagnostic audiology and vestibular assessment. Hearing aid fitting and managing hearing difficulties occupies most of her working day and she loves to know she has made a difference to her patient's lives. Penny is a registered member of the HPCSA as well as SAAA.

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