All ears for breakthrough on deafness

All ears for breakthrough on deafness
Dr Flanagan will talk about surgical options for hearing aids — Cochlear's bionic ear and the bone anchored hearing aid. The meeting will be held at Sutherland United Services Club, 7 East Parade, Sutherland at 10.30am on Saturday, February 23.
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… retina are integrated into the chip. It has 1,500 light-sensing diodes and small electrodes that stimulate the overlying nerves to create a pixellated image. Apart from a hearing aid-like device behind the ear, you would not know a patient had one …
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