Innovations

Ultrasound Otoscopes For Aiding Diagnosis Of Middle Ear Infections

Middle ear infections are one of the most common problems for a clinical visit to an otolaryngologist. The disease is more prevalent in pediatric populations but can affect any age group. The most common presentation is Otitis Media with Effusion/OME (i.e fluid collecting in the middle ear behind an intact tympanic membrane /eardrum). This fluid

CLiKX – A novel device for treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

Otitis Media with Effusion (OME), also known as Glue ear, Secretory Otitis Media or Serous Otitis Media is a clinical condition characterized by a collection of non-infected fluid in the middle ear space as a result of a cold, sore throat or upper respiratory infection. This is a highly common pediatric disease (can affect adults

Optoacoustic Cochlear implant to hear with light pulses

Cochlear implants are electronic prosthetic devices used in adults and children with sensory neural hearing loss, who are not benefited by the use of conventional hearing aids. They bypass the functions of damaged hair cells inside the inner ear and directly stimulates the spiral ganglion of the cochlear nerve (nerve of hearing).

“Sound Shirt” – An innovation for “deaf” people to “feel music”

The Junge Symphoniker Hamburg orchestra, Germany in association with CuteCircuit wearable tech company has brought an innovative and revolutionary new gadget for the hearing impaired people, which will allow the deaf to feel the music – “The Sound Shirt” How does Sound Shirt work? This wearable garment will convert sound energy into micro-vibrations which can be felt

Fully Implantable Cochlear Implant (FICI) with Piezoelectric Middle-Ear Sensor

Cochlear Implant (CI) is a prosthetic electronic device which replaces the function of the damaged inner ear. CI provides direct electrical stimulation to the auditory (hearing) nerve in the inner ear bypassing the damaged hair cells. They are used in patients (both adults and children) with sensory neural hearing loss who are not benefited by