Dr Christian Schmidt MBA, a father of a child with a CI, describes which factors were decisive for him and his wife when choosing a CI system for their daughter.
While university professor Dr.Florian Eibensteiner was suffering from unilateral deafness which resulted from mumps disease, one of his former students was developing better connection options for CI audio processors.
After a rare disease called neurofibromatoses that affected her hearing, Elena-Daniela Nistor can hear again thanks to a brainstem implant.
After health problems, mental training has not only helped Mag. Peter Kmetyko return to the top with his bike, but it has also helped him cope better with hearing problems and learn to live with his BONEBRIDGE implant.
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.
Patrick Beganovic recalls of his daughter Maja's diagnosis - profound hearing loss. Thanks to cochlear implantation at the Linz University Hospital, the family is now happy to hear Maja's first words.
In order to listen to music with better sound quality, Karl-Heinz Fuchs even gave up five percent speech intelligibility when setting the TEMPO+ processor.
Tahlita from South Africa spent the best day of her life right in the middle of the Corona-crisis. Her mother Bianca Birdsey explains how it happened.