FAQs for the

  • How do people hear?
  • How does the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE Middle Ear Implant work?
  • How is the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE different from a hearing aid?
  • How many people have received the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE?
  • What is the difference between the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE and a cochlear implant?
  • What is the size of the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE?
  • How often will I need to change the battery?
  • How long does the implant procedure take?
  • Are any activities restricted because of the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE?
  • Is the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE difficult to operate or manipulate?
  • Can a hearing aid be worn in the implanted ear after surgery?
  • What does 'direct drive' mean?
  • Is the device safe?
  • What about future advances and improvements in implantable hearing technology?

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