Chemotherapy saved her life, but an unfortunate consequence of this treatment was the total loss of hearing in one ear, and a mild to moderate hearing loss in the other.
We fitted Christine with the amazing Phonak Audeo B CROS system which allows the wearer to hear from the dead side. She has now returned to work in the NHS, and can hear much better. Although the results are not perfect, Christine attends follow-up visits with us to allow for gradual rehabilitation, which could take over a year….
(Two devices are worn – one over the dead / profoundly deaf / constantly infected ear, and one in the better ear. Sound is picked up by the first and transmitted instantly to the other side)