Cochlear Americas was the first company to develop and bring to market a high-functioning cochlear implant more than 25 years ago. Cochlear, Ltd., and the company’s U.S. headquarters, have made it possible for those who experience severe hearing loss and deafness to once again hear.
Through extensive research and development, Cochlear Americas restores the ability to hear sound and understand speech – improving the quality of life for those with severe to profound hearing loss. The company’s promise? “Hear now. And always.” Cochlear makes it possible.
Hearing loss tends to get worse gradually as we get older but each case is unique.
Are the newest hearing aids really invisible or will they make me look old?
Virtually all patients wearing hearing aids complain about background noise at one time or another. There is no way to completely eliminate background noise. Remember, when you...
You may have certain communication needs that cannot be solved by just using hearing aids. In this event, it might be worth contacting your hearing healthcare provider about assistive listening devices.
Will Medicare pay for bilateral CIs? For replacing an existing CI with a newer internal device? For a new BTE?
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common hearing loss type and typically cannot be medically treated. Conductive hearing loss, caused by ear wax, middle ear infections, or other disorders, is often temporary and sometimes treatable with medical intervention.
I have used baby wipes to clean my ear molds as advised but unfortunately I cannot get remove the stain from the ear wax. Can you please advise me if there is a cleaning solution which can be used to remove these brown stains, and where I can purchase it?
Are mail-order hearing aids and disposable hearing aids just as good as custom hearing aids?
Most people who are fit with hearing aids enjoy hearing sounds again and find that they do not want to be without their hearing aids.
Does research indicate group support programs have greater success rates than one-on-one counseling regarding new hearing aid fittings?
There are many types of hearing aids and each offers distinct advantages and disadvantages for the hearing aid wearer.
I have difficulty hearing on the telephone. Will hearing aids help me hear better?
A cochlear implant works by electrically stimulating the hearing nerves. When a patient receives a cochlear implant, it means their ear is not working in a typical or way....
Some hearing aid manufacturers have developed hearing aids for children, such as the Oticon Safari.
I wear BTE hearing aids and work in a factory. I have NIHL [noise induced hearing loss] and wear earmuffs over my hearing aids. Safety glasses are required in my workplace. I find the fit of my earmuffs very tight, the outer ear is being pinched. Is there
I have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss and am confused by all my options. How do I know what kind of hearing aid is right for me?
I just got new hearing aids, but have a lot of static when I use my cell phone. What can I do?
Parental involvement is very important when it comes to successful hearing aid fittings for children.
I wear two hearing aids and I LOVE going to theme parks (Disney World, etc.) I am always worried that my hearing aids will slip out while on a ride. They are a good fit, and very seldom ''move,'' but some of the rides I like jostle you around a bit or tu
Buying hearing aid batteries at a local hearing center is often the best option for most hearing aid wearers, due to convenience, price, and quality of the product.
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