Whether you’re an ENT surgeon, audiologist, or rehabilitation specialist, you’ll find plenty of useful resources here on our MED-EL Professionals Blog.
- In-depth articles on hearing outcomes
- Surgical case studies
- First-hand insights from professionals
- Comprehensive rehabilitation kits
- Fitting tips & tricks
- Detailed technology guides
But did you know we also have a MED-EL Blog for candidates, recipients, parents and more?
With instant 24/7 access to hundreds of articles on all kinds of hearing loss topics, the MED-EL Blog can be a great way to share educational resources & practical information with your patients.
Right now, the MED-EL Blog for candidates & recipients is available in 5 languages: English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Indonesian.
Let’s take a quick look at the kind of information your patients can find over on the MED-EL Blog.
Hearing Loss Information
They have questions—we have answers. We have more than 100 informative articles on different types of hearing loss, medical considerations, options for treating hearing loss, and in-depth guides on how different hearing solutions work.
Learn about the three main types of hearing loss: sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss.
The degree of hearing loss is measured by testing the softest sounds that an individual can hear at different pitches.
Learn about high frequency hearing loss, which is when high-frequency sounds are difficult to hear. It's sometimes called partial deafness.
There’s an incredibly diverse range of real-life hearing stories that can help candidates hear first-hand experiences on what life is like with a hearing implant.
Does your baby has sensorineural hearing loss? Asaph was just six months old when he received his cochlear implants—his mum Charlotte tells us all about it!
Rod had used hearing aids for over 40 years before getting cochlear implants a few years ago, and changing his hearing for the better.
Hearing loss didn't stop deaf athlete, Jodie Ounsley, from achieving her dreams. The 17-year-old sports pro tells us all about her cochlear implants.
Meningitis is a major cause of hearing loss, or even total deafness. After having meningitis as a baby, Kadu's cochlear implants helped him to hear again.
Each guest shares their personal journey with a hearing implant—including challenges along the way, their successes, and their thoughts for people who are starting their hearing journey.
Science & Technology
We’re fascinated by the science of hearing and the technology behind hearing implants—so we’re always eager to share the knowledge.
Pictures of the ear, from photos to x-rays, get up-close with the inner ear organs and the cochlea that helps you to hear.
A behind-the-scenes look at how a MED-EL cochlear implant is made. This is part 1, which shows manufacturing of the cochlear implant electrode array.
What do you think is the fastest sense? The speed of hearing takes 1/20 of a second for the brain to hear a sound once it reaches your ear.
Now, you get the chance to see a break-down of the precision components and high-tech engineering which go into creating a cochlear implant.
Home Rehabilitation Resources
Our extensive guides to at-home rehabilitation exercises are an excellent way to supplement your patients’ rehabilitation program. These guides are created by our dedicated team of rehabilitation specialists and guest contributors.
Are you doing early intervention with your child with hearing loss? Make the most of your early invention program with these five top tips!
Want to help your child with a cochlear implant learn the vocab needed for math class? Find out how, using this delicious baking rehab activity.
Use this simple test to check if someone can hear the speech sounds that they need to build their listening and speaking skills.
Each article focuses on practical, accessible rehabilitation activities that can be done with household items.
Listening Tips & Tricks
We also have a wide range of listening tips & tricks for hearing implant users. There’s practical guides to managing listening environments, plus plenty of tech tips for connecting to phones, tablets, and more.
Use these tips for better hearing and talking on the phone hands free, helping you to regain independence.
The holiday season is usually packed with social events, like end-of-year parties with colleagues & family. Use these tips to hear your best these holidays!
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