Hearing management

Understanding hearing problems

Understanding hearing problems

Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign brain tumour that develops in the acoustic or auditory nerve.

An audiogram

An audiogram is the result of a hearing test. On a pure-tone audiogram two qualities of a person’s hearing are shown.

Otitis media

Otitis media is an inflammation or infection of the cells lining the middle ear cavity.

What is a cochlear implant?

Not all deaf children benefit from conventional hearing aids. Fortunately, there is a solution for some profoundly deaf children or those with total sensori-neural hearing.

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Tarryn Richardson is a UCT graduate of Audiology. She has run a successful private practice for the past 8 years, and before that worked in the public sector of Audiology. She is passionate about diagnostic audiometry and hearing aid technology and has a specific interest in Tinnitus Management. Tarryn studied further in this field at the University College of London (UCL) in 2012. Tarryn is the proud mother of a beautiful baby boy, Liam. In her free time she loves to travel, hike and spend time with her family.

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