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.
Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.
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.
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.
Objects in the ear
It is most likely children who will poke something into their ear. This can cause pain, swelling or even deafness. Get advice here about how to look after yourself should you have an object in your ear.
Prostheses are artificial body parts, designed to restore function or appearance. Some basic prostheses are available through the public health system.
Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)
Swimmer's ear is an inflammation or infection of the outer ear canal. Learn what you can do to avoid the risks of developing swimmer’s ear.
A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.