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Advances in implantable devices for hearing loss

Posted by on December 14, 2012

When Maxine Kessler lost complete hearing in one ear four years ago, she thought about getting an implantable device to restore her hearing, but she didn’t want a rod surgically embedded in her skull that would protrude from the skin behind her ear. For the past few months, she’s been able to hear again from both ears thanks to a new nonsurgical device that picks up sound vibrations from her deaf ear and transmits them to her good ear via a device that fits inside her mouth around her back teeth.


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