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Inspired by you: Cochlear’s first television ads

Inspired by you: Cochlear’s first television ads

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In January of 2022, Cochlear launched its first national television commercial with a goal to bring a spotlight to the importance of hearing health and cochlear implants. Today, we know that there are more than 37 million people in the United States who struggle with hearing loss. By promoting cochlear implants on national television, the hope … Continued

Woman born with significant hearing loss starts business and receives cochlear implants

Woman born with significant hearing loss starts business and receives cochlear implants

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“My name is Penny. I was born with hearing loss. I started wearing hearing aids when I was 1 year old and wore them until I was 46 years old. During my K-12 school years, I went to my local elementary school until I was in the 4th grade. The teachers and staff locally couldn’t … Continued

After having hearing loss from bacterial meningitis, Julianna now has cochlear implants to help her hear

After having hearing loss from bacterial meningitis, Julianna now has cochlear implants to help her hear

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“At 5 months old, Julianna was diagnosed with a rare form of bacterial meningitis that almost took her life. Over a three-week span, she received many rounds of intense antibiotics, along with numerous tests and scans that monitored her heart and brain functions. Due to the magnitude of the disease itself and the strong medicines … Continued

After 30 years of partial hearing loss, Jeannie exuberantly awaits the joy of restored hearing this holiday season

After 30 years of partial hearing loss, Jeannie exuberantly awaits the joy of restored hearing this holiday season

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“When I was 16, I noticed that I could no longer hear on my right side. I had a history of ear infections, ear tubes and ear drums that had both ruptured a few years earlier. It was determined that I had both a nerve loss and conductive loss in the right ear. I remember … Continued

“The Bachelor” star and cochlear implant recipient Abigail Heringer talks about journey with hearing loss and finding love on national TV

“The Bachelor” star and cochlear implant recipient Abigail Heringer talks about journey with hearing loss and finding love on national TV

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Q: How did you lose your hearing? Abigail: I was born profoundly deaf. My older sister was also born with the same condition, so I was able to be diagnosed much quicker. When we were 2 1/2 years old, we underwent surgery to get a cochlear implant (the youngest age allowed at the time to … Continued

Nurse with hearing loss shares how the Cochlear Osia System has helped to reinvigorate her challenging career

Nurse with hearing loss shares how the Cochlear Osia System has helped to reinvigorate her challenging career

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“I have always done things my way throughout my life and at my own time, starting with entering this world three months earlier than planned. My earliest childhood memory is going to the hospital to have surgery. While I was born with two functioning ears, one of them has always been a challenge. My parents … Continued

Emmy Award winner, film editor and cochlear implant recipient inspires conversation around hearing loss

Emmy Award winner, film editor and cochlear implant recipient inspires conversation around hearing loss

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“My name is Krystal, and I was born profoundly deaf in 1995. I am a bilateral recipient who received my first cochlear implant when I was young. Implantation and becoming a case study in cochlear implantation I used to live in Australia, and my first surgery was in North Queensland, Australia where I received a … Continued

Competitive gymnast and cheerleader hears with cochlear implants after successful speech therapy

Competitive gymnast and cheerleader hears with cochlear implants after successful speech therapy

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“Our sweet baby girl, Emma, was born in 2007. This being my second child, we had the C-section planned and everything went great. On the day we were going home, one of the nurses came in to take Emma for her third hearing screening, which was news to me because I wasn’t even aware that … Continued

What happened to the first commercial cochlear implant recipient from Alaska? Learn about Bill’s story

What happened to the first commercial cochlear implant recipient from Alaska? Learn about Bill’s story

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“I had meningitis when I was 5. I fell into a short coma from the illness and when I woke up, I couldn’t hear. From then on, I wore a hearing aid until 1987 when I experienced total hearing loss at 35 years old. My parents found an outstanding program at a local university that … Continued

After suffering from ear problems from a cholesteatoma, teacher gets Baha System

After suffering from ear problems from a cholesteatoma, teacher gets Baha System

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“My name is Carrie and I recently turned 26 years young. I was a very active child. I played lots of sports, was constantly outside and enjoyed every minute of it. At a very young age, I had my first sets of ear tubes and adenoids removed, like many children in America have done at … Continued

Pro athlete lives a life full of hearing since adapting to her hearing implant

Pro athlete lives a life full of hearing since adapting to her hearing implant

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“Living with my hearing implant has become second nature. Most days, I forget I even have it on and recently, I have started to enjoy music again. In the past, music was uncomfortable and somewhat distorted. I have noticed that in the past few months when I have my sound processor on and I’m in … Continued

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