Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.
Deafness is a complete loss of hearing. This page offers you information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.
Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound. Find out when you should get help.
Ears gather sounds. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care about them.
Surgery for cholesteatoma
A cholesteatoma is a sac of dead skin cells that forms in your middle ear, which can damage your ear and cause complications. Surgery is the only cure.
Hearing tests can detect and measure the severity of hearing loss. Find out who needs a hearing test, types of hearing tests and how much they cost.
Hearing loss is usually permanent, but you can protect your hearing by avoiding loud noise. Know the symptoms and when to get tested.
A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.
Otosclerosis can cause the stapes bone to lock in place, causing conductive hearing loss. A stapedectomy can improve your hearing without the need for a hearing aid.
How to make a phone call when you're deaf or can't speak
One in 6 Australians has some hearing loss, while others have a speech impairment. The National Relay Service allows all people to communicate by phone.