For seven years, 13-year-old Valentin from Austria could only hear in one ear. While his hearing loss remained undetected for a long time, the effects of single-sided deafness on his development [...]
HearPeers mentor Anette from Denmark was born with normal hearing. In her mid-twenties she suddenly lost her hearing on one side and had to learn how to deal with everyday life with single-sided [...]
A bone conduction implant can help someone with hearing loss to hear. Learn about the different types of implants and their pros and cons.
Imagine you’re just sitting at home, and you suddenly realize you can’t hear. That was the reality for 52-year-old Mercedes Garcia. Her sudden hearing loss changed her life overnight, and she [...]
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 [...]
After growing up with single-sided deafness, there were a few things that Veronika wasn’t expecting when she finally got a cochlear implant at 21 years old.
A couple of weeks ago we introduced you to Johanna, a professional singer with single-sided deafness who received her cochlear implant in 2009 after losing her hearing the year prior from [...]