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Sensory impairments

Links to articles about sensory impairments.

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Anosmia (loss of smell)

Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.

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Hearing test

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.

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Hearing loss prevention

Some hearing loss may be permanent but there are ways to prevent hearing loss and permanent damage to your ears. Learn more.

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Colour blindness

Finding it hard to tell red from green, or blue from yellow, is colour blindness. In rare cases, a person can’t see colour at all. Learn more here.

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Amblyopia (lazy eye)

The early diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) with glasses, contact lenses or eye patches can prevent long-term vision problems.

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Guide dogs

Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely.

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Hearing loss

Learn more about the signs of permanent or temporary hearing loss, why it happens, hearing tests and the prevention of hearing loss.

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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 designed to improve hearing.

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Long-sightedness (hyperopia)

Long-sightedness (hyperopia) is a common eye condition that causes close objects to appear blurred. Learn what causes long-sightedness and about the treatments.

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