Welcome back to our Rehab at Home for Adults series where you can learn how to reach everyday listening goals and improve your hearing. Today’s goal is about hearing the TV clearly at a volume that is comfortable for everyone.
38-year-old Finnish musician Laura has been using SONNET audio processors with an EAS system to learn to hear music with her cochlear implants. In last month’s article, she told us all about the system, how she hears with it, and how the cochlear implants impacted her life. Today, Laura will talk about her rehab and which steps she had to take to rediscover music with her cochlear implants.
You might well feel nervous before getting a hearing implant but preparing for the surgery—as well as understanding what to expect after it—can help you stay calm. Read these tips on what you can do before your hearing implant surgery to prepare for both the procedure and recovery.
Screens are a part of everyday life, both at work and in our free time. We use them to communicate with others, read, watch television and films, listen to music, play games, draw, attend meetings, write, browse social media, and more. As devices are used in so many ways in our lives, it is essential that we know how to use them to our best advantage so that they can be learning tools for children with hearing implants. Remember that the most valuable tool for learning with tablets is you. When you sit together with your child, the fun and learning can begin! Here are some tips for using tablets to help your child with a hearing implant learn.
Meet 38-year-old Laura, a musician and cochlear implant user from Finland. Laura lost her hearing in 2018 and could not carry on with everyday life and could no longer make music. In this article, she tells us how life with hearing loss felt and how an EAS system—consisting of cochlear implant technology for high-pitched sounds and hearing aid technology for low-pitched sounds—helped her go back to fully enjoying and making music again.
Bertus from South Africa decided to get a cochlear implant after being diagnosed with profound hearing loss at the age of 66. In this article, he tells us openly how he decided on a cochlear implant, how it improved his life, and what he wishes for the future.
At MED-EL, we’re passionate about helping people with hearing loss. It has been this way since 1977 when Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair pioneered the modern cochlear implant. Since then, we’ve grown into the leading hearing implant company, active in over 130 countries around the world and with solutions for every type of hearing loss.