The implant consists of a tiny electrical circuit inserted under the skin above the ear*. This will connect with the mobile when a call is made. Sound is conducted through the skull and reportedly feels louder to the person talking. They speak more quietly and reduction in the level of local background noise is noticeable.
Bone-anchored hearing-aids or BAHA are commonly used for people who cannot wear conventional hearing-aids. Using existing technology means that the implants will be funded under current fiscal budgets. For further details, please contact the Department for Corporate and Social Responsibility of any mobile phone company.
- Please note this operation can only be performed by a qualified Audiological Surgeon
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Posted at 00.30 hours GMT 1st April 2012