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Implant May Improve Lives of Those With Serious Balance Disorder

  • US News
  • New York, NY
  • (February 10, 2021)

An inner-ear implant may help people with a debilitating balance disorder get steady on their feet again, an early study suggests. The study involved eight patients with bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH). The disorder arises from a problem in the balance system of both inner ears, leading to chronic dizziness and instability when standing or walking.

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