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Harmony Batteries! by Katie-Louise B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 1:55pm Has anyone ever accidently picked up a used battery from the charger, and didn't look at the led light to see how much battery life it had and went out without a spare one, thinking the battery is not gonna die on you till the end of the day? How do you all feel when the power cuts off on you during the day? My cochlear implant battery has nev ... Read on »
New Batteries, Please...! by groovychik007 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 6:28pm Sometimes, I ask my mum to order my "Power ONE Implant plus" cochlear implant batteries but lately I have stuck to picking up the phone myself and ordering them! I ordered some over the phone last week because I was down to 2 6-packs but they never arrived! Luckily, we keep emergency batteries everywhere!! We keep some in my parents ... Read on »
All cochlear implants are not the same by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 30 Jul 2011 1:57pm If anyone tells you “all cochlear implants are the same”, ask them what they mean! They are not the same, they work differently, have different technology, they are even different from day to day in how the user functions with them. They are only the same in that they all provide useful hearing. Some of the technology is much older, some ... Read on »
Bilateral Cochlear Implant Anniversary by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:48pm A year ago today I went under the knife again to have my second cochlear implant surgery. What a year it has been! I truly love hearing in surround sound and am forever thankful and grateful for the opportunity to hear this well in my lifetime! Today (Wednesday) was an interesting day. I participated in a research study for a graduate studen ... Read on »
Everything you need to know about cochlear implants by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 7:22pm Choosing a cochlear implant involves a bit of research and may raise some questions. Here is the second part of our list of questions and answers most commonly asked by cochlear implant candidates. Find part one here. Will I get one or two implants? Hearing with two ears instead of one delivers well-established benefits such as an increa ... Read on »
FAQs about cochlear implants by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 7:22pm Choosing a cochlear implant involves a bit of research and may raise some questions. Here's a list of the questions and answers most commonly asked by cochlear implant candidates. What is a cochlear implant? A cochlear implant is an electronic device which can enhance hearing and speech abilities for individuals with severe to profound he ... Read on »
MED-EL Announces U.S. Launch of New MAESTRO™ Cochlear Implant System by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 7:51am Whoa, yet more changes in the cochlear implant community this week! System Features World’s Smallest Titanium Cochlear Implant, Up to 50% Extended Battery Life DURHAM, N.C.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–The MED-EL Corporation announced today the U.S. launch of the new MAESTRO™ Cochlear Implant (CI) System, featuring the world’s smallest, light ... Read on »
New Harmony Listening Check for Cochlear Implants by Megan S. Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 7:10am "It sounds funny" is often the only way a small child knows to communicate that their hearing aid or cochlear implant is malfunctioning, but Advanced Bionics has introduced a new device that will allow adults to diagnose problems with their child's cochlear implant. The Harmony Listening Check is battery operated and portable, allowing kids to ta ... Read on »
Cochlear Implants 101 by Tammy K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:19pm "Can you tell he's hearing yet?" "Is he turning to sounds?" "Why did you get him implanted if hearing aids were providing him sound?" "What is that poking from his head?" We've had many questions like these since Aiden's surgery so I thought it'd be good to do a couple posts about cochlear implants, the activation a.k.a. mapping se ... Read on »