1997 – 2007: the dynamics of an industry in full motion With the opening of new markets and excellent results being reported, bone conduction bloomed during its third decade. It would no longer be an emerging treatment, but a standardized solution for people with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss, and single-sided deafness. The word […]
1987 – 1997: more innovation, new countries and the first five thousand patients Thirty years ago, bone conduction technology was emerging as a treatment option for people suffering from conductive hearing loss. Thanks to the excellent results observed from the fitting of the first patients starting in 1977, the development of the bone conduction implant […]
Have you seen our new “I Want You to Hear” videos on social media? If not, check them out here We created the “I Want You to Hear” video series because we wanted to explore the emotional journey for parents and children of what it’s like to find out your child is born deaf/has hearing […]
November 9th, National Microtia Awareness Day, is dedicated to spreading knowledge and hope about microtia, a congenital birth defect which derives its name from the Latin term for “small ear.” Approximately one child in every 9,000 is born with microtia in which the appearance of one or both of the outer ears is affected with […]
Before the bone conduction implant, there was a rabbit, a titanium screw, and a visionary physician from Sweden, who dared to turn against the conventional medical wisdom of the 1950’s when he made an incredible discovery. Osseointegration was a serendipitous finding that started a healthcare revolution by creating life-changing industries that would benefit millions of people around the […]
Cochlear is launching a new blog series I choose Cochlear, which will focus on the personal stories of audiologists who are also recipients as well as families of Nucleus® and Baha® recipients. As an audiologist, you may never experience hearing loss personally, although you help diagnose and treat hearing loss every day. What if you […]
October is Audiology Awareness Month (AAM). Cochlear Americas recognizes and celebrates the important work of audiologists and their vital contributions to hearing health.
This year Cochlear is celebrating 40 years of bone conduction innovation, and how it changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Thanks to the accidental discovery of osseointegration and the brilliance of a researcher, a new technology was born. A technology that would help people with disabling hearing loss reconnect […]