Middle ear implantable hearing devices: an overview.

  title={Middle ear implantable hearing devices: an overview.},
  author={David Haynes and Jadrien A Young and George B. Wanna and M. Glasscock},
  journal={Trends in amplification},
  volume={13 3},
Hearing loss affects approximately 30 million people in the United States. It has been estimated that only approximately 20% of people with hearing loss significant enough to warrant amplification actually seek assistance for amplification. A significant interest in middle ear implants has emerged over the years to facilitate patients who are noncompliant with conventional hearing aides, do not receive significant benefit from conventional aides, or are not candidates for cochlear implants… CONTINUE READING