A patient’s age upon receiving a cochlear implant can influence the technology’s effectiveness.
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Researchers are exploring different ways to improve how cochlear implant users perceive speech and music in noisy environments.
Over-the-counter hearing aids are now available at pharmacies and big-box stores.
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They are easy to get, and far less costly than prescription hearing aids. But over-the-counter devices are not the answer for everyone with hearing issues.
Before COVID-19, if you told me that I’d need to construct a tent in which to operate this year, whilst wearing spoggles and a respirator mask, I would not have believed you.
Learning how to say ‘more.’
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Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
An already tough situation is made worse for those with hearing loss.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
Hearing-impaired listeners often struggle to locate the source of sounds - haptic technology could change that.
People with auditory implants often experience music as horrible buzzes and beeps. New research may be able to help.
People who depend on auditory implants to hear struggle to understand speech in noisy places. A new device could change that.
We can either take advantage of advances in technology to enhance human beings (never to go back), or we can legislate to prevent this from happening.
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Graeme Carrick (left) was the first person in the world to receive a commercial cochlear implant invented by Graeme Clark (right).
The creator of the cochlear implant - a revolutionary device that enables people born or made deaf through disease or trauma to hear and recognise speech - has won a top international award in clinical…