Yes, Virginia, You Will Hear Music Again

When hearing aids are no longer strong enough, a cochlear implant (CI) can be life changing. For some people, it’s an easy decision to be implanted. For others who may still have some residual hearing, it’s not a slam-dunk next step. What if I get a balance problem or tinnitus? What if it just doesn’t…

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What “Hearing People” Can Do (That We Can’t)

Isn’t it amazing what people who don’t have hearing loss can do? My friend Myrtle says that hearing people always do what they do best – they hear.   They can understand the words in songs with so much background instrumentals that we, people with hearing loss, can’t even tell that someone is singing. When…

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