The First BTE Hearing Aids? Old Hearing Aids – Part 2

Last week’s post revolved around finding a box of old hearing aids in my garage, and wondering if any of them were interesting or rare enough that information and photographs of them should be documented. I found some really good “stuff” and wrote about some unusual hearing aids that I had found in the box. …

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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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