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Hearing aids

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.

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Stapedectomy

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.

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Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.

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Otosclerosis

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.

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Tinnitus

If you have ringing or other strange noises in your ears, you may have tinnitus. Read more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for tinnitus.

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Deafness

Deafness is a complete loss of hearing. This page offers you information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.

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Ear wax

Ear wax (cerumen) is produced by tiny glands in the ear canal and helps keep the ears clean. Find out how to treat a build-up of ear wax.

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Myringoplasty (child)

A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty can prevent infections and sometimes improve your child's hearing.

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Myringoplasty

A perforated eardrum is a common problem. A myringoplasty will repair the hole, may prevent infections and in some cases, improve hearing.

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Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes hearing and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.

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