Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Types

Digital hearing aids are made in five major styles and are categorized by where on or in the ear they fit. Each hearing aid Type has its own characteristics, benefits and problems. Generally you would decide what type of hearing aid you would like, but the audiologist would tell you which type of aid would suit your hearing loss. There are other factors to take into account, such as skin problems, dexterity and features set of the hearing aid.


Hearing aid technology is changing at a rapid pace, with new, more sophisticated products being added to the market every few months.

With the hundreds of hearing aids available, it is important to consider several key features to help you and your hearing-care professional choose a hearing aid that suits your lifestyle and needs.

Hearing Aid Care

So you have just got a new hearing aid, so how do you look after it? What do you need to do to get the most out out of your hearing aid?


Hearing aid prices range between around five thousand Rands to around sixty five thousand Rands.

Entry level hearing aids are a good solution for people who spend most of their time is simple environments, such as watching TV or talking to their friends or family around a dinner table.