When to consider implants for adults

If you struggle to hear, even with powerful hearing aids, you may not be getting the most from life. Learn how others took control of their hearing loss and never looked back. 

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Losing your hearing may seem like a part of ageing that’s unavoidable. However, there are ways to help improve your hearing, even when hearing aids no longer work. Research suggests there is a link between hearing loss and loneliness and stress.1,2

That’s why if you think you have hearing loss, it’s important to take action as soon as possible.

Ignoring the signs can affect more than just your ability to hear. It can also affect your confidence, your relationships and your self-esteem.

Disclaimer

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References

  1. Contrera K, Sung Y, Betz J, Li L, Lin F. Change in loneliness after intervention with cochlear implants or hearing aids. The Laryngoscope. 2017;127(8):1885-1889.
  2. Rutherford B, Brewster K, Golub J, Kim A, Roose S. Sensation and Psychiatry: Linking Age-Related Hearing Loss to Late-Life Depression and Cognitive Decline. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2018;175(3):215-224.