Auriculostomy Hearing Aid – Surgical Procedure

This post is a continuation of an attempt to archive some historical events related to hearing aids – that of the auriculostomy.  As reported in a previous post, the auriculostomy may have been the first surgical involvement in the fitting of an electrical hearing aid.   It provided an alternate approach to the application of corrective…

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The Human Ear

The Human Ear – Auricle/Pinna The human ear is an important defining feature of the human face.  It has subtle structures that convey signs of age and sex that are unmistakable, yet not easily defined. The anatomy of the external ear, also known as the auricle or pinna, is complex and remarkably inaccurately described by…

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