Eligibility for Sophono Implant
The Alpha 1 (M) is designed for patients 5 years of age and older with conductive loss or mixed loss if bone conduction hearing thresholds are better than 45 dB. The Alpha 1 (M) and (S) can also be used for single sided deafness when the hearing ear has bone conduction hearing thresholds better than 20 dB.
Recent Case Studies
My name is Tyson D’Hondt and I am 9 years old. I live in Kamloops BC Canada and am in grade 4. I was born with unilateral microtia and atresia of my right ear. What that means is that I … Continue reading
My name is Theresa Carbone. I am 46 years old. I’ve been married for 12 years and have two boys ages 11 and 8. I am originally from upstate NY but now live in Manchester, NH. My journey begins as … Continue reading
My name is Claire Differding and I am 10 years old. I live in Lakeville, Minnesota and am a 5th grader at Lakeview Elementary. I was born with a condition called Microtia. I have Unilateral Microtia which means that I … Continue reading
I must admit that I was 47 years old when I discovered bone conduction hearing devices. I am 49 now, and I have Microtia and Aural Atresia on my right side. I had some level of hearing until I was … Continue reading
Toronto, Ontario., Dec. 14, 2012 – A 14-year-old girl in Toronto area is the first Canadian to receive the Sophono Alpha 2 — the implantable, abutment-free bone conduction hearing device from Sophono, Inc. When Andrea Crowley’s audiologist turned on the Sophono … Continue reading