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WHAT'S STUCK IN MY EAR? - Marilyn Armstrong

“It’s a bit stuffy in here,” I said. “Maybe I should turn on the air conditioner?”

“What’s stuck in my ear?” Garry looked alarmed.

I collapsed and I just couldn’t stop laughing. 105 more words


Am I still deaf?

Yes, of course I am.  My medical ID card says it clearly.  “The owner of this card is profoundly deaf, but can experience hearing sensations with the help of the implant system”. 1,058 more words


Cochlear Implants

Hello I currently do not have a Cochlear implant because, it’s only recently that my hearings gotten this bad. it went from 45 DB (decibels) loss when we first found out to 85 last time I checked. 185 more words



Good choice of prompts for our day!

We’re off to see the wizard, in this case, the audiologist at UMass Memorial in Worcester. Hopefully, this will be the last step prior to setting an actual date for Garry’s cochlear implant surgery. 16 more words


Yorkshire woman with hat problem

Sometimes, with cochlear implants, there are side effects.  You are warned about them before the operation and they form part of the consent process – “yes, I am aware of the following possible side effects……”  Frankly, I’d have signed almost anything at that point, so desperate was I to get an implant.  738 more words


MED-EL RONDO 2 Receives FDA Approval

MED-EL announced today the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the RONDO 2 cochlear implant audio processor.  Just place the RONDO 2 on the charge pad and it will charge automatically without wires or cables. 29 more words

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