Browsing: cochlear implant

ANALYSIS: Advanced Bionics Will Be Harmed By Costco Selling Phonak Hearing Aids

As we broke the news yesterday that Sonova’s (symbol: SOON:VX) Phonak division will be selling premium hearing aids for $1349 at Costco “big box” stores in North America, a price that is about what dealers pay,


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  We at The Hearing Blog are strong supporters of cochlear implants (CI’s); but this particular case of a recipient who has progressive hearing loss implanted with a short electrode hybrid at the University of Iowa


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UPDATED: Qualifying For Cochlear Implants: Were YOU Washed Out Due To Improper Speech Testing?

  We at The Hearing Blog have recently received several troubling reports of severe-to-profoundly deaf people who are clearly candidates for cochlear implants being denied in the qualification process, on the basis of improper speech perception


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Bluetooth 4.1 is coming on December 3rd, and it’s an improvement for hearing aids

  Bluetooth 4.1 is coming on December 3rd, and it’s an improvement for hearing aids and cochlear implants: Although not yet widely publicized, our friends at GeekWire have an exclusive look at what’s coming with Bluetooth


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New Research presented at the recent Acoustical Society of America research meeting by Dr Derek M Houston at Riley Hospital for Children (Indianapolis) shows how both listening and hearing is different for children who have cochlear


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