Category: Pediatric Care

Pediatric Care


ADHEAR Adhesive Adapter System for Conductive Hearing Loss Cleared by FDA

The FDA has cleared the MED-EL ADHEAR, an innovative non-surgical bone conduction solution for conductive hearing loss. Described as the “next generation of non-surgical bone conduction hearing technology,” it consists of a patented adhesive adapter that is placed onto the skin behind the ear and is worn for 3 to 7 days at a time. The lightweight audio processor is simply clicked on and off the adapter each day.

OtoNexus Medical Technologies Wins WomanCorporateDirectors Foundation Launch Zone Competition

According to the company, OtoNexus’ winning device helps shorten treatment time, reduce misdiagnosis, and avoids unnecessary antibiotic use through the innovative use of Doppler ultrasound technology. Commercialization of the product is expected to begin this year.

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MED-EL Survey Shows 'Family Voices' Most Likely to Be Missed with Hearing Loss

The survey findings illustrate the significance of hearing on families and life events: 64% of respondents said that hearing “I love you” from a partner or family member would not be the same if they couldn’t hear; this was the most mentioned life event, according to MED-EL’s survey.

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