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For someone with unilateral deafness, does the implant go behind the impaired ear or the normal one?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Impaired ear

If you are talking about a bone anchored hearing aid, the implant or magnet is placed in the bone behind the ear that has no or little hearing.
The sound travels by bone conduction to the normal ear and you will have the perception of sound and voices coming into the impaired ear.

In brief: Impaired ear

If you are talking about a bone anchored hearing aid, the implant or magnet is placed in the bone behind the ear that has no or little hearing.
The sound travels by bone conduction to the normal ear and you will have the perception of sound and voices coming into the impaired ear.
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