The Cochlear Hybrid System combines a cochlear implant with an acoustic hearing aid. The system helps people who have profound hearing loss at high frequencies, yet can still hear at low frequencies. The implant part of the system uses electronic signals to stimulate areas of the inner ear that are receptive to high frequency, while the attached hearing aid amplifies low frequency sound.
Claimed to be the first system that truly integrates cochlear implants and hearing aid systems, the Cochlea...
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