EAS Electro-acoustic hearing implant. Hearing System 02 It is considered an option for patients with high frequency hearing loss who do not benefit from the traditional hearing aids alone. The acoustic component will amplify the preserved low frequency sounds and the electrical component converts high frequency signals into electrical energy, stimulating the hearing nerve.
•Deaf and hard of hearing people are not disabled – on the contrary the Deaf community views itself as a linguistic and cultural minority. Deaf people do not view themselves as impaired, but equal to hearing people. •The Deaf community has its own culture, history, language, and mores. •Deaf people are proud of being deaf. •The cochlear implant is not a miracle fix and does not work for all deaf people, nor do all deaf people want one.
The 5th Edition of EXPLORE Magazine is here. This edition looks at the topic of work in our society and the impact hearing loss can have on individuals, as well as hearing implant users who have achieved their career goals. You can go and download it here!