The 23-year-old filmmaker, whose life has largely been visual until now, still struggles to adequately explain the rush of new sounds echoing through his head. He compares them at one point to seeing a high-resolution photograph for the first time. Later, he describes the sensation as being exposed to a color you've never seen before. Finally, with a broad smile on his face he offers this analogy: "It's like the first time you kiss a girl. It's like that."That's the difference when you can use an advanced hearing technology will the world open up like a colorful, inspiring painting suddenly in front of you.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Here's an article of a profoundly deaf man who got a Phonak digital hearing aid which made a world of difference on its ability to give Austin Chapman a greater access to the breadth of sounds in music enabling him to hear Mozart's "Lacrimosa." It was a realization to him that using advanced state of the art hearing aid technology makes a world a difference really hearing the variety of sounds.