Theres a lot scientists dont know about the human brain. Many of its processes and capabilities remain a mystery. But a recent study reported July, 2007 in the Journal of...
In many ways, Michelle Tjelmeland and her 10-year-old daughter, Ellie, are hearing miracles. With the help of modern technology, they went from the world of total silence to...
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....
While the average lifespan of hearing aids can be as long as five years, sometimes replacement is required sooner due to changes in hearing levels or changes in hearing aid technology.
My mom has a terrible hearing loss. Please tell me the difference between a cochlear implant and a middle ear implant and which one do you suggest?
I have a patient with severe to profound hearing loss. She functions quite well with binaural digital hearing aids and lip-reading. However, she cannot hear an ambulance siren until it is right in front of her car. This has caused her to have one accide
Please address the issue of cochlear implants and recent reports of associated health risks.
I used to buy hearing aid batteries by the box. I purchase them thru the internet and noticed that RAYOVAC 675 has different packaging, gold, blue and black. Among the 3 kinds of RAYOVAC batteries, which one best suit for cochlear implant users? For the
My 6 year old son has a profound unilateral hearing loss since birth. Although, it was not diagnosed until a year ago. I was told by his aud. and ENT that cross-aides don't help at this age and because he has nerve damage and such a severe loss it is unai
When I bought my hearing aids 3 years ago, I could not afford an FM system. Is it possible to get one now that will work with my existing aids?
Are there any concerns regarding a cochlear implant patient that needs an MRI of the knee due to a sport injury?
I need to purchase a new hearing aid, and neither my audiologist nor I can find a hearing aid that has pre-amplified telecoils. I have tried several hearing aids with conventional telecoils and find it difficult to hear on the phone, even with an amplifie
Hearing aids can be adjusted to provide amplification specific to a wearer's hearing loss, rather than just turning up all sounds.
Hearing aid feedback, sometimes referred to as "whistling" or "squealing," is typically caused by hearing aids that do not fit properly or by ear wax blocking the ear canal. Most new hearing aids offer technology that reduces or eliminates this annoying feedback.
You recognize that the ol' hearing just ain't what it used to be. Sounds are muffled and you ask "What?" a lot. Something's not working right but...
Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids are now more popular than custom in-the-ear hearing aids and provide many unique benefits to the hearing aid wearer.
New Generation Aid Offers Revolution in Fitting and Programming Johnson City, TN ? January 1, 2010 ? Ear Technology Corporation (http://www.eartech.com), a company...
Typically hearing aid batteries last 5-14 days based on 16 hours per day use cycle. Generally, the smaller the battery size, the shorter the battery life. The sizes of hearing aid batteries are listed below along with their standard number and color codes.
Researchers are working with an investigational device that will enable people who have lost hearing in both ears to still be able to process certain types of noise. The device bypasses structures within the ear and works by stimulating the brainstem, which sends a message to the brain that a noise has been "heard.”
Open ear hearing aids are perfect for mild hearing loss. They have a natural, open feeling, a soft tip that sits within ear canal, and sound that comes from a mini behind the ear (BTE) hearing aid.