hybrid hearing

hybrid hearing

The use of two different types of auditory prostheses—cochlear implants and a contralateral hearing aid—to provide low-frequency, finely structured auditory information, which is lacking with bilateral cochlear implants, and improve localisation of sound by the partially deaf.
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For example, our newest hybrid hearing solution can help people get back what they've been missing by amplifying the low-pitched hearing a person has while restoring access to the high-pitched hearing they've lost.
Starkey Laboratories, one of the world's leading hearing technology companies, today introduced the DaVinci PsP(TM) (Precision Super Power), the only two-in-one hybrid hearing instrument available today.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and launch of the Cochlear(TM) Nucleus Hybrid Implant System, a revolutionary new hybrid hearing solution that helps people who may hear a little but are still missing a lot, even with their hearing aids.
By amplifying low-frequency hearing and restoring access to high-frequency hearing, this innovative new hybrid hearing solution will help people regain the sounds of life that had previously been lost, and ultimately empower them to connect with others and live a full life.
What this means is that we now have an effective solution that offers hybrid hearing to patients who may benefit from both electric and acoustic amplification, and that most patients will likely be very satisfied with the results.
The notion of hybrid hearing is truly a novel one that addresses an unmet need for people with hearing loss by bridging the gap between hearing aids and cochlear implants.
The hybrid hearings use the same lubrication on the standard bearings.