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Why Did I Choose Advanced Bionics? by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I decided to do a little spring cleaning to my inbox and I noticed that my sent folder was overflowing with emails answering why I picked Advanced Bionics for my cochlear im ... Read on »
Binaural HINT Scores. by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hi! The following blog is brought to you by: Without it, there isn't anything getting done around this blog here. But through the miraculous powers of the ... Read on »
Northeast Cochlear Implant Convention 2009 by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I will be attending the Northeast Cochlear Implant Convention 2009 on July 10 - 12, 2009 at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center in Sturbridge, MA where none other Jo ... Read on »
HLAA Convention - June 18-21st by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hearing Loss Association of America is holding its annual convention AND celebrating its 30th birthday in Nashville, Tennessee at the monolithic Gaylord Hotel on June 18th to ... Read on »
Your Hearing, Your Life - Free Seminar in Melville, NY by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I'm attending this free Seminar on May 11th, 7-9pm at the Melville Marriott Hotel in Melville, NY on candidacy and advancing technology in the treatment of hearing loss. Spons ... Read on »
Bilateral Activation by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My new ear was activated yesterday and the results were very promising. When my audiologist plugged me into the computer, I could have sworn I heard something – a surge of el ... Read on »
Recovery From Going Bilateral... by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have been awful about updating my blog but I'm a busy bilateral bee. I got my stitches taken out on Saint Patty’s Day at some gosh awful time of 7:45 in the morning. The d ... Read on »
Order the Charity Book "I Don't Believe My Ears" Today! by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The charity book project, I Don’t Believe My Ears, is finally completed after several months of assembling it together. Val Blakely from Cochlear Kids and Rachel Chaikof fr ... Read on »
Officially Bilateral!!! by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Today is day four of my recovery from my second cochlear implant and you will never guess where I am - I’m sitting at my desk at work, sipping on a cup of copper flavored co ... Read on »
Bilateral Surgery Date... by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I know it has been a while since I have brought good tidings to my blog. I have been poked, prodded and even had a sheep thrown at me as means to inquire into my whereabouts. ... Read on »
Music Video Featuring Sign Language by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Every morning before I begin to assemble myself, I read Perez Hilton as well as CNN news. I happened to notice that the Perez posted a video by an Aussie pop singer named Sia ... Read on »
Music Video Featuring Sign Language by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Every morning before I begin to assemble myself, I read Perez Hilton as well as CNN news. I happened to notice that the Perez posted a video by an Aussie pop singer named S ... Read on »
Update on the MRI Mix Up by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last year is now a form of the yesterday. This year is now a form of tomorrow. And with this new tomorrow, delivers answers that yesterday couldn’t provide. Dee ... Read on »
Update on the MRI Mix Up by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last year is now a form of the yesterday. This year is now a form of tomorrow. And with this new tomorrow, delivers answers that yesterday couldn’t provide. Deep, rig ... Read on »
Finally, an Answer to Why I'm Deaf or a Total Medical Screw Up!? by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I took a trip out to University of Pennsylvania Hospital today with my CT Scan and MRI results in tow to start the process to have my right ear implanted. My right ear was a ... Read on »
Finally, an Answer to Why I'm Deaf or a Total Medical Screw Up!? by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I took a trip out to University of Pennsylvania Hospital today with my CT Scan and MRI results in tow to start the process to have my right ear implanted. My right ear was ... Read on »
MRIs and Cochlear Implants by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Let's talk MRIs. When I went to Chicago for the ALDA convention, I met several people that didn't want to get a cochlear implant because they need an MRI every six mont ... Read on »
ALDA Highlights - Karaoke Party by Abbie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Time is just seeping into unknown crevices and leaving me with little or no time to do much of anything. Priorities are rearranged and some of them are put on the back burn ... Read on »
Cogan's Syndrome by Abbie Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness There are many reasons a person can lose their hearing. Some people lose it gradually and some loss is sudden. My inbox is littered with people that go from one extreme to t ... Read on »