Hear with Two Ears
Find out why hearing with two ears is so important in our special series “Hearing with Two Ears”. Articles focus on hearing with bilateral hearing implants, the combination of hearing aid and hearing implant, single-sided deafness and much more.
Bimodal ideal: Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant
Where different hearing devices are used on each side, we speak of bimodal hearing.
Quick help for single sided deafness
Cochlear implants for single-sided deafness are promising for adults and children alike
Benefits of bilateral implantation
Even users who received their first cochlear implant years ago may benefit from bilateral implantation.
Double-sided hearing and musicality
An insight into why binaural hearing and music complement each other, lead to better speech understanding and why together is better than alone.
Second Side Training with CI
To reach maximum benefit with a second cochlear implant, users should pursue regular training, like they did with their first CI.
Chance for a second cochlear implant
Brigitte is so satisfied with her cochlear implant that she now wants one for her other ear. It was not always like this.
Mountain biking: not without my hearing!
Sabine Weinberger-Pramendorfer is extremely satisfied cochlear implant user and wants to encourage candidates to go for it.
Cochlear Implant for Single-Sided Deafness: Valentin’s Story
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...
A Musician with CI and Hearing aid
Hobby musician Walter Widler (CI user) talks about his life-long passion for music.
Wanted: Double Security of Hearing Implants
The ability to hear with both ears is a duplication with a back-up. Users expect their implant to be reliable and safe - bilateral users expect that twice as much.
More than the sum of its parts – hearing with both ears
Our second ear is more than just a backup for our hearing: it significantly facilitates our everyday life. This is why experts call for hearing restoration in both ears.
Hearing Solutions for Single-Sided Deafness
For people with single-sided deafness various hearing solutions are available. The results from a study of the Upper Austrian Hospital Wels-Grieskirchen may help you make a choice.
About half the cochlear implant (CI) recipients use a hearing aid in the other ear. To ensure that these two different hearing systems work together well, the CI needs to replicate natural hearing.
Hear Life to the Fullest
Cochlear implants are designed to help develop these essential everyday life abilities in people with unilateral hearing loss.