Science of Hearing Implants
There is always great news in the development and research around cochlear implants: Technological innovations, studies and research findings – read interesting scientific articles on hearing implant systems here!
MED-EL Vienna celebrates round birthday!
MED-EL Vienna celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. gehört.gelesen
Hearing training with a cochlear implant: why, where and how?
Hearing training with a cochlear implant: do you know why it is important?
Social Media and Language Development
Excessive use of smartphones by mothers of young children can impair, among other things, the linguistic and communicative development of the affected children.
Hearing aid or hearing implant?
The results with hearing implants and with conventional hearing aids are constantly improving and the limits of use of these different systems are in a constant change.
Research on the future of hearing rehabilitation
On the last day of the Austrian ENT Congress, in September 2021 in Innsbruck, the focus was on the medium-term and distant future of hearing rehabilitation.
Bimodal streaming options with Galaxy
With the current generation of Samsung smartphones, you can talk on the phone or listen to music with both ears at the same time - even if you hear with a cochlear implant on one and a hearing aid on the other side!
Quality of life: how can you measure it?
Dr. Ruth Zöhrer studied medicine and has a PhD in biology. Today, she is involved in studies that measure, among other things, how hearing implants affect the quality of life of the CI users.
The first robot-assisted cochlear implantation in Austria
In September, the first robot-assisted cochlear implantation in the German-speaking area took place in Vienna.
With cochlear implant design against stigma
Functionality and attractive design of visible parts of cochlear implants help the acceptance of hearing aids, making it easier for the affected to live with it and for the candidates to make their decision.
Learning to read – with or without hearing problems
Reading and writing are focal points of elementary school and the basis of later education.
Hearing implants – made in Austria
For over 30 years, MED-EL is an internationally renowned example of synthesis of research and development in medical technology. A new compendium provides an exciting overview of the most important research areas of the company.
Hearing with a Cochlear Implant
Scientific evidence managed to cofirm that it was possible to understand speech with a cochlear implant flawlessly. But the question "HOW naturally do the users hear?" remained unanswered.
The Development of Cochlear Implants
Today we are talking from the heart of production of Cochlear Implants: the Implant Development. The experts expain how cochlear implants are developed.
The Future of Cochlear Implants
Manufacturers of cochlear implants are announcing many innovations for the next few years. On the other hand, users' requests seem almost modest: simple audio accessories and more focus on music.
A modern help for tinnitus
Find out more on how cochlear implants can relieve persistent ear noise (tinnitus) in single-sided hearing loss.
Education & good hearing– an interaction
Knowledge and good education are very important for people with hearing implants for a better life success.
New Program for MED-EL Cochlear Implants
New program for MED-EL cochlear implants called MAESTRO 9.0 improves fidelity and enhances user hearing experience.