Carina® middle-ear implant

Brief Profile
01applicationmiddle ear implant
at severe to total unilateral and bilateral hearing loss, no understanding of speech using hearing aids
02specificcouples directly to the structures of the middle ear and transmits sounds straight to the inner ear
04illustration The Implantable Microphone (TIM) (1) captures sound through the skin and sends it to the internal processor (2) this processes the sound and transmits it to the fixed MicroDrive™ system (3), the driving force of the implant. This converts the electrical signals into mechanical vibrations, and drives the tiny bones in the ear (4) , that enables to hear sound.
07last update2017-10-22                        (pictures by cochlear®)
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