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Hearing aids

Find everything you need to know about hearing aids and cochlear implants here, and stay up to date with the latest developments in hearing aid technology.

Cricket ears inspire new hearing aids

New advances in hearing aids and medical imaging may be possible thanks to a tiny insect from the South American jungle, according to a study released.

What is a hearing aid?

A hearing aid is a small system which amplifies sound. It consists of a microphone, an amplifier and a receiver.

Types of hearing aids

Today’s sophisticated digital hearing aids deliver a sound quality that is closer to normal hearing than ever.

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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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