McGreals welcome Clinical Audiologist and Rehabilitation specialist Justine Rae to the team
Justine will be based at our Main Street Pharmacy in Blessington and will offer a wide variety of services to the public.
Justine hails from South Africa and has
worked extensively in the public and private sector, both there and in the
United Kingdom. She is equipped to screen hearing from birth to age 3 and to
provide diagnostic assessments from age 3 years old and upwards.
She prides herself in providing a full
service and is able to carry out the following:
- A full diagnostic hearing assessment that includes checking of the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. Tests also include a full case history and speech testing and will be done in a Sound- proof booth as recommended by the Health Professions council.
- Monitor middle ear infections in children
- Assess for Auditory processing disorder
- Provide hearing aids that range from entry level to advanced in their technology and capabilities for both adults and children. Hearing aids are verified using advanced equipment called Real ear measures so that people are fitted according to their own needs.
- Rehabilitation following the fitting of hearing aids
- Hearing screening in schools
- Provide custom made noise and swim protection
- As of April, Justine will be able to remove wax (cerumen) via a gentle technique known as micro-suction
Justine will be taking bookings from the 25th February.