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Cochlear announces FDA approval and FDA clearance of first-of-its-kind Remote Care capabilities for Nucleus and Baha Systems

Cochlear announces FDA approval and FDA clearance of first-of-its-kind Remote Care capabilities for Nucleus and Baha Systems

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Remote Assist allows remote programming, processor setting adjustments and counselling via a live video session Upcoming availability for Cochlear Nucleus 7, Kanso 2 and Baha 6 Max Sound Processors Part of Cochlear’s investment in Connected Care technology, enabling consistent, personalized care across care settings to optimize patient outcomes   Lone Tree, Colo. (October 12, 2021) … Continued

Early cochlear implantation leads to speech and language success for Reagan

Early cochlear implantation leads to speech and language success for Reagan

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“When our daughter Ainsley was born, it was discovered that she had a moderate to severe hearing impairment that we later discovered was caused by the genetic condition known as the connexin 26 mutation. We knew when we were expecting our youngest daughter, Reagan, there would be a 25 percent chance of her having the … Continued

Child born with significant hearing loss gets cochlear implants and a joy for the world of sound

Child born with significant hearing loss gets cochlear implants and a joy for the world of sound

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“Silas wasn’t even 24 hours old when he failed his newborn hearing screening. I don’t think I really considered the possibility that my son could have hearing loss. We chalked it up to a fluke, user error or fluid in his tiny newborn ears. They ran the test a second time while we were still … Continued

After struggling with hearing aids alone, bimodal solution helps Leeolie enjoy music and conversation

After struggling with hearing aids alone, bimodal solution helps Leeolie enjoy music and conversation

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“My name is Leeolie. I am currently 30 years old and I have a Nucleus 7 Sound Processor. When I was 7 years old, I was diagnosed with cancer, having a slim chance of survival. I fought my way through at such a young age, but it came with a cost. I lost my hearing. … Continued

One of the earliest cochlear implant recipients reflects on his life and careers as he celebrates a milestone birthday

One of the earliest cochlear implant recipients reflects on his life and careers as he celebrates a milestone birthday

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“Around the age of 5, my parents first noticed that I had mild hearing loss in one ear and a slightly more severe loss in the other ear, but it wasn’t deemed severe enough to require hearing aids. In first grade in 1972, I contracted the mumps, which destroyed the hearing in my ‘good’ ear … Continued

Child who failed newborn hearing screening given chance for sound with cochlear implants

Child who failed newborn hearing screening given chance for sound with cochlear implants

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“Our third child, Jaxon Oliver, was born on May 24, 2018. I can’t express into words the love and excitement we had for him entering into this world as our first son. I tweeted a photo saying, ‘I never thought I would have such an overwhelming feeling of love for a boy after having the … Continued

After losing her hearing at an early age, successful businesswoman Torie hears with a cochlear implant

After losing her hearing at an early age, successful businesswoman Torie hears with a cochlear implant

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“During my senior year of high school, my hearing began to decline. At home, my mother would often call my name and after numerous attempts, she would come to my room and say, ‘Torie, I’ve been calling you. Did you hear me?’ I would reply, ‘No, I’m sorry – I did not hear you.’ Losing … Continued

After chronic ear infections as a child, Shelley regained joy of sound with Osia System

After chronic ear infections as a child, Shelley regained joy of sound with Osia System

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“As the world clambered to adjust to a new way of life due to the COVID pandemic, I began my journey adjusting to hearing for the first time in ‘surround sound’ with the assistance of the Osia System. Chronic childhood ear infections and hearing loss My moderately severe conductive hearing loss started as a child … Continued

For 34 years, cochlear implants have enabled Ginger to have a successful career and support her family well into her 60s after having hearing loss in both ears

For 34 years, cochlear implants have enabled Ginger to have a successful career and support her family well into her 60s after having hearing loss in both ears

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“Living with hearing loss was definitely difficult. Even though I was a very proficient lip reader through my school years, there were a lot of things that I could not follow, and my friends would let me borrow their notes to study. I didn’t hear well enough to carry a telephone conversation, so when I … Continued

Cochlear Osia System recipient with conductive hearing loss gains sound after 50 years

Cochlear Osia System recipient with conductive hearing loss gains sound after 50 years

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“I am a recent recipient of the Cochlear Osia System. I was diagnosed with a cholesteatoma in my left ear in 1970 at age 12. I underwent a canal wall down procedure, all the structures in my middle ear were removed and I developed conductive hearing loss. Six months later, I underwent a second procedure. … Continued

After losing hearing due to addiction, motivational speaker Kay hears with cochlear implants

After losing hearing due to addiction, motivational speaker Kay hears with cochlear implants

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“I’m a woman in sustained long-term recovery for over 10 years from an addiction to painkillers. One year prior to finding my pathway to recovery from an addiction that began when I was prescribed painkillers for a knee injury, I began to lose my hearing in 2009. I lost my hearing over the course of … Continued

Cooper was born with Waardenburg syndrome and now hears with cochlear implants

Cooper was born with Waardenburg syndrome and now hears with cochlear implants

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“When our son Cooper was born profoundly deaf, there was no one more shocked than me and his father. As two hearing adults, it had never crossed our radar that there was a possibility our baby could be born without the ability to hear. What started out as a world-rocking diagnosis 18 months ago has … Continued

Nucleus 7 Sound Processors help shining star Beckett enjoy a life of hearing

Nucleus 7 Sound Processors help shining star Beckett enjoy a life of hearing

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“Beckett came into this world quickly and immediately changed the trajectory of our lives. He showed signs of respiratory distress within hours of his birth and for nearly two weeks he fought through pneumonia and another unidentified virus. During his hospital stay, he failed his newborn hearing screening twice, but we were told it was … Continued

Woman with single-sided profound hearing loss gets the Osia System for better hearing

Woman with single-sided profound hearing loss gets the Osia System for better hearing

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“My name is Kim and I live in central New York. I am a portrait photographer married to an amazingly supportive husband. We have two teenage boys and a sweet rescue dog. I have single-sided profound hearing loss with extremely poor word recognition in my right ear. It began in 2011 when I had the flu … Continued

Daughter reflects on mom’s life with Alzheimer’s disease and how cochlear implants helped her enjoy sound in her remaining years

Daughter reflects on mom’s life with Alzheimer’s disease and how cochlear implants helped her enjoy sound in her remaining years

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“Silence. A word as a child Momma did not have to live with. The sound of the birds chirping, dogs barking, even friends or family laughing would be soon forgotten as a young adult. The tone of her own mother’s voice, the calming matriarch in the family, faded away as if sailing from shore. We … Continued

After Addison’s diagnosis of profound sensorineural hearing loss, cochlear implants were her next step for hearing

After Addison’s diagnosis of profound sensorineural hearing loss, cochlear implants were her next step for hearing

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“I had no complications during my pregnancy or delivery. Addison passed her newborn hearing screening at birth. Actually, Addison passed all of her developmental tests/screenings with flying colors. We presented some concerns to our pediatrician that Addison was only saying ‘Mama’ and had said ‘up’ once, but our pediatrician told us that her receptive language … Continued

‘The Incredible Hulk’ Lou Ferrigno hears with a cochlear implant

‘The Incredible Hulk’ Lou Ferrigno hears with a cochlear implant

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-‘It’s like I’m reliving my life,’ says Ferrigno about hearing with a cochlear implant -When hearing aids no longer provided benefit, Ferrigno took the next step in his journey to better hearing -Ferrigno continues his path to healthy aging by addressing hearing health Lone Tree, Colo. (May 18, 2021) — During May’s Better Hearing and … Continued

James discusses how cochlear implants have brought music back after struggling with hearing aids

James discusses how cochlear implants have brought music back after struggling with hearing aids

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“At some point in the 10th grade, I realized I couldn’t hear what the girls in class were saying. I assumed they were whispering because, well, 10th grade ladies do that. My parents thought otherwise and took me to a doctor. Hearing tests confirmed I had some hearing loss. At the time, I was just … Continued

Marley’s enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome and bilateral cochlear implants have led her to a bright future of hearing

Marley’s enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome and bilateral cochlear implants have led her to a bright future of hearing

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“We first found out Marley had hearing loss in her right ear at birth and it was confirmed a month later with an auditory brainstem response (ABR) test with our audiologist. Marley saw an ear, nose and throat doctor (ENT) shortly after and had an MRI done. With the MRI, we learned that Marley has … Continued

After learning her newborn son had hearing loss caused by a virus, mother’s quick action to pursue cochlear implants set child up for lifetime of hearing

After learning her newborn son had hearing loss caused by a virus, mother’s quick action to pursue cochlear implants set child up for lifetime of hearing

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“My husband and I decided it was time to add one more baby to complete our family shortly after our daughter turned 2. When we found out our next and last baby was actually a plural, babies, we were completely shocked! Once the initial disbelief wore off, we were so excited to welcome our little miracles. I … Continued

Baha 5 Power Sound Processors create opportunity for David as he learns to trust his ears again

Baha 5 Power Sound Processors create opportunity for David as he learns to trust his ears again

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“For most of my adult life, I have worked around the technology used in radio and TV broadcasting, studying how we use technology to communicate. Compared to the average consumer, I can safely say I have an above-average understanding of how wireless technologies like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® work. And, for an even longer time—since I … Continued