The cochlea is full of delicate structures, and the goal of a cochlear implant surgery is structure preservation. Here's what MED-EL does.
Hi! My name is Ross, I am 55 years old and live in Saskatoon, Canada. I am married and have four sons. I work for the federal government of Canada where I conduct research on insects associated [...]
Single-sided deafness (SSD) occurs when there is a profound hearing loss in one ear, and normal hearing in the other. Children with SSD may experience significant difficulties listening and [...]
“I finally felt like someone was listening to me and understanding how I felt about my hearing loss.” Lynette, from Australia, searched for over 40 years to find a hearing solution. Then she [...]
All parents of children with hearing implants want their child to be able to listen and talk, but communication is so much more than that. Communication is social in nature and allows people to [...]
After her son received his cochlear implant, Colleen was not immediately convinced that it was the right choice for her son. She shares how patience and perseverance truly paid off.
We chat with 24-year-old Max about his first memories as a cochlear implant user, his thoughts on technological developments in the past decades, and what he appreciates most about his hearing.
William was one of the first in the world to try out the revolutionary bone conduction hearing device simply stuck on behind the ear—ADHEAR.