When Jessica and Stefan decided to get married, they assumed it would be a small event. Jessica’s hearing loss made it difficult to socialise in large groups, and she didn’t want to spend her big [...]
Michaela from Austria knows what really matters for children with hearing implants. After all, she is the mother of two cochlear implant users herself. In today's guest article she talks about [...]
After Ilan from the US experienced painful MRIs with his old cochlear implant, he decided to switch to a MED-EL CI. Read on to find out more about why MRIs are much more comfortable for him now, [...]
What do you do if your child is born profoundly deaf but can’t have a cochlear implant? For 5-year-old Louie from New Zealand, this was exactly the case. Louie was born without auditory nerves, [...]
After frequent middle ear infections as a child, Lina from Germany noticed hearing loss in her left ear, which was gradually affecting her everyday life more and more. Several surgeries later [...]
Rod had used hearing aids for over 40 years before getting cochlear implants a few years ago. Find out what made him make the change, and how cochlear implants have changed his hearing for the [...]
Adi, from Austria, has just received his first CI at the age of 80. In today's blog post his daughter Kathrin talks about the big effect her dad's new hearing has had for her family.
When their twin sons Alexander and Lukas were born, life as a family started for Matthias and Sandra from Austria. But then they learnt that Alexander has hearing loss, and the young parents were [...]
Meet Santino: a thirteen-year-old bilateral cochlear implant user from the Philippines. Read on to find out more about Santino’s life with hearing implants and his big dreams for the future!