Understanding Conductive Hearing Loss
What is conductive hearing loss? How will my child be able to hear if they have microtia or atresia? What are my treatment options?
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Understanding Your Audiogram
What if my audiogram looks different than this?
Every person’s hearing is unique, which means there are countless possibilities for audiogram results. You can also have different audiogram results for each ear, because each ear is unique.
If you’d like, you can send your audiogram to us to have our experts take a look and see what hearing solutions may be suitable for you. This is a free, no-commitment service offered by MED-EL to help improve access to effective hearing solutions.
ADHEAR is so exciting because there is no need for surgery and the hearing benefit is immediate. To use ADHEAR, you simply apply the adhesive pad behind your child’s ear, then snap ADHEAR onto the pad. Stick, click, hear: It’s really that easy.
What sets ADHEAR apart from other bone conduction hearing aids? Traditional non-surgical bone conduction systems, such as the BAHA SoundArc or SoftBand, can provide good sound amplification, but they require high pressure against the skin to transmit the sound to the bone. This pressure can be very uncomfortable and may make it difficult to wear these devices for a full day. Similar problems exist for bone conduction glasses and other traditional bone conduction hearing aids.
With ADHEAR, there is no painful pressure, because the unique adhesive design rests gently on the skin. There is also no compromise in performance for this benefit, because ADHEAR is very effective at transmitting sounds to the inner ear. ADHEAR has been proven to provide equivalent hearing to softbands or hardbands, and is even as good as passive bone conduction implants such as the BAHA Attract.1, 2