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Cochlear implant surgery gives these children a new lease of life

50 children undergo operation for free to correct hearing disability N. Yogish, a labourer, from Padil here is happy to see his four-year-old son Nishant call him “Appa”. “Earlier, he would just tap the chair and call me. He is slowly picking up words,” says Mr. Yogish, who is impressed with the progress in his […]

Cochlear Implants Are Miraculous and Maddening

Cochlear Implants Are Miraculous and Maddening “You’ll never be deaf,” my longtime ear doctor, Ronald Hoffman, said to me years ago. At the time, I thought he meant I’d never lose all my hearing. What I know now is that technology would take over when my ears no longer worked. Through a cochlear implant, I […]

Global Cochlear Implants Market 2016

The Global Cochlear Implants Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cochlear Implants industry. Firstly, Cochlear Implants Market report provides a basic overview of the Cochlear Implants industry including definitions, classifications, applications and Cochlear Implants industry chain structure. Global Cochlear Implants Market analysis is provided […]

Cochlear Implant Frequently Asked Questions

What is a cochlear implant? A cochlear implant is a device that provides stimulation directly to the auditory nerve, bypassing damaged hair cells in the cochlea that prevent sound from reaching the nerve. An implant does not result in “restored” hearing for the recipient, but does allow him or her to perceive sounds. How long […]

New cochlear implant offers all round hearing to deaf at half the cost

A deaf women has become the first in the country to be given “stereo” hearing from just one cochlear implant. The new electronic device could revolutionise treatment for the very hard of hearing as it costs half as much as previous techniques. In the past the only way for deaf adults to have all round […]

Deaf toddler’s life changes after cochlear implant

Danni Steedman, 2, with her parents Kris and Karen Steedman, has regular therapy to learn how to hear and speak with her cochlear implant. Danni Steedman has two-and-a-half years of listening to catch up on. The youngster, who has hearing loss in both ears, received a cochlear implant in her left ear in June. Danni, […]

Early evidence suggests hybrid cochlear implants may benefit millions with common form of hearing loss

People with a common form of hearing loss not helped by hearing aids achieved significant and sometimes profound improvements in their hearing and understanding of speech with hybrid cochlear implant devices, according to a new multicenter study led by specialists at NYU Langone Medical Center. In the study, described online ahead of print in the […]