Bionic Ear Listening Device – New Technology for the Hearing Impaired

Though frequently used to identify the outsized bionic ear listening devices used by police, national security services and SWAT teams around the world for remote eavesdropping, the term has also been used to describe a far smaller piece of equipment.  Better known as a directional or parabolic microphone, the surveillance tool is able to detect and amplify conversations from several hundr...

Where to Get Cochlear Implants in South Africa

Cochlear implants in South Africa are offered by the Ear Institute. We are represented in South Africa and Namibia through more than 19 centres.

What is a Cochlear Implant?

It is a small, electronic based apparatus that can assist in giving some sense of sound to a person suffering from complete or profound deafness. The medical specialist places the implant in ...

When to Visit the Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist

The Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist is a medical expert dealing with conditions of the ear, nose and throat. The specialist may also treat conditions of the head and neck in addition to the already mentioned conditions.

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The Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist also known as an ENT examines the patient to determine whether a disorder, infection or illness affects ...

Prevent Hearing Loss or Complete Deafness

If you or your child suffers from hearing loss, it is imperative to visit the Ear Institute for a proper hearing test. Certain conditions, if left untreated can lead to partial or complete deafness. People rely on their hearing for communication even more than on their eyes. With their eyes they see the things around them, but with their ears they listen, which enables them to communicate and t...

Hearing Aids Prices and Testing Information

The Ear Institute in South Africa and Namibia is a service provider with the aim of providing quality healthcare services and products at the most affordable prices. Hearing aids prices can be obtained from our offices. In general the price for a hearing test is around R500 depending on the extensiveness of the test performed.

We endeavour to provide the most accurate diagnosis and tr...


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