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Patient Stories

From Jackson, Mississippi, to St. Louis Children's Hospital: One Mom’s Quest for Her Son’s Cochlear Implant

Ian Farley, now age 12, was born with single-sided deafness. A cause for his deafness was never identified; according to ...

Departments

Cochlear Implants: A Viable Option for Children With Single-Sided Deafness

Over the past decade, cochlear implantation for adults with single-sided hearing loss has proven effective in helping to restore sound ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Hearing Test

When sound waves reach the ear, they are gathered by the funnel-shaped outer ear and are channeled into the middle ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Cochlear Implants

During normal hearing, sound waves travel through the ear canal and strike the eardrum causing it to vibrate. The eardrum ...