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nerve dead

as a child i had whooping cough with which i contracted an ear infection which resulted in complete deafness in one ear, all i can remember being told was the nerve ending was dead and nothing more can be done. well that was 15 years ago . and now i am in a position where i could afford to have an operation.... but my question is... can anything be done??
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Not really....   There is nothing really that can be done to restore the hearing in the dead ear.   A cochlear implant would theoritically work, but they would not do it because you have one good ear.

There is a device called the "Transear" google it

There is also a device called a BAHA (bone anchored hearing aid) and as the name applies it is anchored in the skull.

I would suggest you investigate the Transear
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