How will my child manage the school environment? Will they be able to follow the lessons? Will they make friends? These are just some of the questions that parents may ask themselves before their child starts school. Guiding your child through this period so they feel confident when starting school is essential for the social and academic success of children with CIs. Here are tips on how to prepare your child for their first day of school.
Hearing aids and cochlear implants are both solutions for hearing loss. But there are some important differences, from how they work to what level of hearing loss they treat. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at both types of devices.
Ever wondered what cochlear implants will be like one, five, or even 10 years from now? From invisible cochlear implants to robot-powered surgery, we look at what the future of cochlear implants holds.
One of the most exciting dates in your hearing journey is often your cochlear implant activation: the date when you can hear with your implant for the first time! We know there are lots of questions about what exactly happens during a first fitting, so we’ve put together a handy activation day guide.
Music is everywhere—but can you enjoy it with a cochlear implant? Absolutely! We talked to music educator Malin Kumkar to find out more.
In this article, you will find essential tips and tricks for traveling with cochlear implants so that you can make the most of your travel experiences while prioritizing your hearing health.
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.