Hearing Solutions

Hearing Solutions

The decision to have a hearing implant for yourself or your child is probably one of the biggest life-changing choices you are likely to make. It’s far more than just a case of deciding which features or design a device should have.

Whether or not you decide to have a hearing implant will affect all aspects of life, from health to education, career and social life. And if you’re making the decision for your child, you probably feel an even greater weight of responsibility. That’s why it’s so important to do as much research as possible.

Non-technical solutions

Non-technical solutions

There are various non-technical ways to help you communicate if you have a partial or total hearing impairment.

Hearing aids

Hearing aids

Hearing aids are the most common solution for people with hearing loss. They are suitable for all ages.

Implantable solutions

Implantable solutions

Hearing implants may be suitable if you no longer benefit from hearing aids because your hearing loss is too severe, or if you’re unable to wear hearing aids for medical reasons.

Understanding technical terms

Understanding technical terms

Technical terms can be off-putting but it’s important to know what they mean so you can make an informed choice about your hearing implant system. Here is how to interpret the jargon.

Myths and facts

Myths and facts

There are many misconceptions surrounding life with a hearing implant. Here, we reveal the truth behind the most common myths, helping you make an informed decision.

What to consider

What to consider

The hearing solution you choose – whether it’s for yourself or your child – is probably among the most important life decisions you’ll make. Here are some key points to consider.

Referral pathways

Referral pathways

The process of acquiring a hearing implant may be more straightforward than you think. We explain in detail what happens at each stage of the referral pathway.

The implantation process

The implantation process

Hearing implantation may be routine for many ENT surgeons, but it’s a major event to anyone undergoing the operation. However, knowing what to expect can alleviate your anxieties.