Binaural, Bimodal, Bilateral


Binaural means the ability of the auditory system to combine input from both ears to the brain.


Bilateral hearing is when input from both sides to listen to sound.  People who wear two hearing aids or two cochlear implant have bilateral hearing.  For information on the benefits of bilateral cochlear implants, click HERE.


Bimodal hearing is when a person listens with a cochlear implant in one ear (electrical hearing) and a hearing aid in the other (acoustic hearing).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: