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Cochlear obtains FDA approval of Kanso 2 Sound Processor, first off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor with direct smartphone connectivity

Cochlear obtains FDA approval of Kanso 2 Sound Processor, first off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor with direct smartphone connectivity

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Lone Tree, Colo. (July 6, 2020) — Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of three new products to its suite of hearing technology solutions. The approval of the CochlearTM Nucleus® Kanso® 2 Sound Processor, Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor for Nucleus 22 Implant … Continued

Audiologist suggests cochlear implant, woman’s life changed

Audiologist suggests cochlear implant, woman’s life changed

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“Hearing loss is journey. A path you stumble upon that takes every dubious turn, every steep incline, every dark tunnel… the insecurities, failures, embarrassments, self-doubts, all slowly creep into your inner core of who you perceive yourself to be. And that was my stigma of hearing loss. I was fitted with my first pair of … Continued

Child with EVA gets cochlear implants, grows up to become musician

Child with EVA gets cochlear implants, grows up to become musician

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“As a child, I had natural hearing. It wasn’t until I was 5 years old that I woke up without any sound in my left ear. The prognosis was an enlarged vestibular aqueduct (EVA). EVA also existed in my right ear, so my hearing would eventually decline on the other side as well. Things were … Continued

Woman battles hearing loss from a car accident for 10 years, hears again with cochlear implants

Woman battles hearing loss from a car accident for 10 years, hears again with cochlear implants

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“My story on deafness is very unusual, as I wasn’t born deaf, never suffered with any ear infections or ear aches my entire life. My becoming slowly deaf was a result of a fender bender whiplash car accident that caused me to slam my left ear into the window. As a result of the collision, … Continued

Nervous about regaining the joy of music after getting a cochlear implant? Check out these tips!

Nervous about regaining the joy of music after getting a cochlear implant? Check out these tips!

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Music is a common reason that people decide their hearing loss has progressed to needing an alternative solution to hearing aids. Music is a huge part of our world and being able to enjoy music is a goal for many after getting a cochlear implant. Sue Y., a cochlear implant recipient, realized she was ready … Continued

Young adult with cochlear implants reflects on parents’ decision, her life and future

Young adult with cochlear implants reflects on parents’ decision, her life and future

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“When I was born in October 1995 in Des Moines, Iowa, my parents decided to not perform a hearing test because I was born right on schedule, and everything went smoothly. They felt it was not necessary since hearing tests were not mandatory at the time. However, as I got a bit older, my mom … Continued

Woman thought she was hearing just fine with hearing aids, now hears more fully with cochlear implants

Woman thought she was hearing just fine with hearing aids, now hears more fully with cochlear implants

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“My name is Cathy, and I am 58 years old living in Colorado. I was born and raised in Southern California and have been married to my lovely husband for the past 32 years (and still counting). We have two grown daughters and one son-in-law, all living in Colorado too. It is so nice to have them … Continued

A cochlear implant blessing despite COVID-19

A cochlear implant blessing despite COVID-19

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“My dad has worn hearing aids for about 15 years and for most of that time he was wearing the strongest hearing aids possible. He tried the special headphones connected to the TV and the special apparatus attached to his phone. He really did try everything. The tone of my voice was especially hard for … Continued

Child born premature now active, thriving with cochlear implants

Child born premature now active, thriving with cochlear implants

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“My little Josie was born severely premature. She was born at 25 weeks and three days and weighed 1lb  8oz, along with her twin brother, Kyson. Just 18 days after they were born, we lost Kyson. Josie stayed in the NICU for 143 days, and while in the hospital she took her hearing test. She … Continued

Man with cochlear implants tells story of COVID-19 cruise ship outbreak and hospitalization

Man with cochlear implants tells story of COVID-19 cruise ship outbreak and hospitalization

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“Being hospitalized as a deaf person, or a deaf person relying on a cochlear implant, can be a daunting experience in any routine or emergency situation. Going through that recently while both my wife and I were in isolation and care with the coronavirus was really tough. Let me back up. I’m 69 years old … Continued

FDA expedites approval of Cochlear’s Remote Check solution for cochlear implants

FDA expedites approval of Cochlear’s Remote Check solution for cochlear implants

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Centennial, Colo. (April 7, 2020) — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on April 2 for its Remote Check solution. This approval is the first step in commercializing the product offering, which is anticipated by the end of 2020. Cochlear will immediately begin … Continued

Man with sudden hearing loss writes book, Life After Deaf, after getting cochlear implants

Man with sudden hearing loss writes book, Life After Deaf, after getting cochlear implants

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“Early in my three-decade career as a newspaper columnist and feature writer, I learned not to let experience go to waste. My unofficial motto became ‘That which does not kill me not only makes me stronger, it also makes a good story.’ It came in really handy after my hearing deserted me overnight. Writing what … Continued

Can you be too old for a cochlear implant? Find out here

Can you be too old for a cochlear implant? Find out here

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“People always ask me, ‘Am I too old for a cochlear implant?,’ and my response to that is that you’re never too old to hear – to be a part of the world,” says Dr. David Kelsall. Dr. Kelsall, otologist from Rocky Mountain Ear Center located in Denver, Colorado, has personally implanted a patient who … Continued

Doctor and parents of child with bacterial meningitis move fast to get child cochlear implants

Doctor and parents of child with bacterial meningitis move fast to get child cochlear implants

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“One of the very first things Beverly’s infectious disease doctor told my husband and I when she was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis was that she would need to get her ears checked before we went home. I heard what he said, but it was the last thing on my mind. My daughter, who was almost … Continued

Woman with Cochlear Nucleus Implant enjoys savoring each day of hearing

Woman with Cochlear Nucleus Implant enjoys savoring each day of hearing

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“My name is Amy S. and I will be 43 years old on October 10. I was born in 1976 in Jacksonville, Florida to my biological mom who gave me up for adoption. When I was in the process of being adopted by my new parents, John and Joanne, I contracted meningitis in my elbow. … Continued

Child with cochlear implants taking on world of sound, on track to bridge language gap

Child with cochlear implants taking on world of sound, on track to bridge language gap

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“This is Dracen! Our amazing, determined, and strong-willed little boy! He loves trains, dinosaurs, riding his bike and ALL things boy! He lives a completely normal life thanks to his ability to hear and speak with the use of cochlear implants. Dracen’s hearing loss journey Dracen failed his newborn hearing screening. Due to inconsistent hearing … Continued

Man who performs Capoeira martial arts loves clarity of sound cochlear implants provide

Man who performs Capoeira martial arts loves clarity of sound cochlear implants provide

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“My hearing loss story began at birth with a bilateral sensorineural loss. My hearing loss was attributed to a genetic condition, although I do not know of anybody else in my family tree with hearing loss other than hearing loss related to old age. The loss over the years in both ears was gradual. The … Continued

You should know that cochlear implants may be covered by insurance

You should know that cochlear implants may be covered by insurance

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The first step: cochlear implant candidacy The first step in knowing how much a hearing implant will cost is through an evaluation by a hearing health professional who specializes in cochlear implant solutions. It is important for yourself or a loved one to find out if they are eligible for a hearing implant before obtaining … Continued

FDA clears Cochlear’s innovative new Osia® 2 hearing implant system

FDA clears Cochlear’s innovative new Osia® 2 hearing implant system

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Centennial, Colo. (December 11, 2019) — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the new Cochlear™ Osia® 2 System. The Osia System is the world’s first active osseointegrated steady-state implant (OSI), a new category of bone conduction hearing solutions that uses … Continued

After trialing hearing aids, woman adores her life with the Baha 5 System

After trialing hearing aids, woman adores her life with the Baha 5 System

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“I have bilateral mixed hearing loss; hearing loss is fairly common for a person with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). I started noticing a decrease in my hearing while I was at work. I worked at a police station as a communications officer and my shift was on nights. At first, I thought it was fatigue and just … Continued