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Lisa needed a solution for her single-sided deafness, she found a cochlear implant and now embraces her new ability to hear directionally again

Lisa needed a solution for her single-sided deafness, she found a cochlear implant and now embraces her new ability to hear directionally again

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“Hello, my name is Lisa and I have single-sided deafness. Here is my story: I noticed something wrong with my hearing back around 2010. My left ear was a bit stuffy, like when you have a head cold. When it didn’t go away after a few weeks, I went to my primary care physician and … Continued

After hearing loss diagnosis, Miles’ parents sought early intervention for their child; his cochlear implant now helps him hear on par with his hearing peers

After hearing loss diagnosis, Miles’ parents sought early intervention for their child; his cochlear implant now helps him hear on par with his hearing peers

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“Our son, Miles, was born in July 2020. When I held him in my arms for the first time, becoming his mother was the only thing in the world that seemed comforting, and to make sense, amid a global pandemic. He is a good-natured boy and has always been very sweet. Even in the hospital, … Continued

Alana, who is profoundly deaf from connexin 26 gene mutation, has succeeded as a Division I Lacrosse player with help from her cochlear implants

Alana, who is profoundly deaf from connexin 26 gene mutation, has succeeded as a Division I Lacrosse player with help from her cochlear implants

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“Boom. Clash. ‘Alana! Alana!’ my parents screamed while banging pots and pans around the house to try to get the attention of their newborn child. I, on the other hand, was busy looking around the room, not hearing any yelling from my parents’ voices or noise from the pots and pans in their hands. It … Continued

Division II field hockey player struggles to find hearing solution for her cholesteatoma until discovering the Osia System

Division II field hockey player struggles to find hearing solution for her cholesteatoma until discovering the Osia System

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“I have grown up with a medical condition called a cholesteatoma, which has now caused me to lose all of my hearing in my left ear. I have minor hearing loss in my right ear as well. I have had many surgeries so far and my last just before I finished my senior year of … Continued

Chloe and Zoey, siblings with hearing loss, received cochlear implants and now sing, bringing joy to their family

Chloe and Zoey, siblings with hearing loss, received cochlear implants and now sing, bringing joy to their family

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Chloe was born a beautiful healthy baby, but she didn’t pass her newborn hearing screening after birth. She is my first child and I was told that many children fail on the first try because of after-birth fluids. We went home and I never thought about it again. Months went on and I noticed she … Continued

Carson, a healthy baby who failed his newborn hearing test, received cochlear implants and now loves the sound of cars!

Carson, a healthy baby who failed his newborn hearing test, received cochlear implants and now loves the sound of cars!

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“When Carson was born, he was a beautiful healthy baby weighing 9.9 pounds! He was so perfect, and we were in love. When it came time for his newborn screening test we were so surprised that he failed it. The doctor reassured us that it was ok and that some babies don’t pass them right … Continued

After a failed auditory brainstem response test, Mathias got cochlear implants and fell in love with sound

After a failed auditory brainstem response test, Mathias got cochlear implants and fell in love with sound

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“Our story probably starts out like most others. We welcomed our sweet little boy, Mathias, into the world in May 2020. Before leaving the hospital, he had his newborn hearing screening. Once the nurse was done, she stated ‘he did not pass, but that’s okay. Newborns usually have fluid in their ears.’ We scheduled further … Continued

Chad struggled with bilateral conductive hearing loss, until he received the Cochlear Osia System

Chad struggled with bilateral conductive hearing loss, until he received the Cochlear Osia System

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“I was born with a conductive hearing loss and my parents didn’t know I was deaf at first because I was reacting to the things around me. My parents aren’t sure if it was the vibrations of the noises that I was reacting to, however my teachers did start to notice that I wasn’t hearing … Continued

FDA approves Cochlear’s Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, smaller, smarter, better connected cochlear implant technology

FDA approves Cochlear’s Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, smaller, smarter, better connected cochlear implant technology

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Lone Tree, Colo. (November 1, 2022) — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the CochlearTM Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor. The Nucleus 8 Sound Processor is now the smallest and lightest behind-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor available in the industry. 1-3 It is … Continued

Infant with sensorineural hearing loss now enjoys many adventures thanks to his “super ears”

Infant with sensorineural hearing loss now enjoys many adventures thanks to his “super ears”

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“Kiaan came into our lives as the perfect Thanksgiving gift on November 24th. Despite the exhaustion of going through a fairly long delivery, I was literally on top of the world when I first held him in my arms. My husband and elder son were also elated as we all felt that our family of … Continued

Casey’s parents made a momentous decision: should their child become part of cochlear implant history and be one of the first in North America to get a cochlear implant?

Casey’s parents made a momentous decision: should their child become part of cochlear implant history and be one of the first in North America to get a cochlear implant?

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My frustrating year without hearing “There was a year after I lost my hearing before I got the cochlear implant. I found that time challenging and frustrating. I didn’t know sign language and had no way to communicate. My voice deteriorated so much that my parents hardly understood me. All these factors led me to … Continued

Girl with deteriorating hearing loss is now most talkative in family after receiving cochlear implants

Girl with deteriorating hearing loss is now most talkative in family after receiving cochlear implants

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“After Gia was born in October, her first day was a whirlwind of guests at the hospital as many new babies experience. On her second day, she failed the first of what would be several hearing tests in the coming weeks and months. After the first test, we were told lots of babies fail the … Continued

Little sister is keeping up with her brother after profound sensorineural hearing loss diagnosis

Little sister is keeping up with her brother after profound sensorineural hearing loss diagnosis

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“Henley, our 21-month-old daughter was born with bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss. We have no history of hearing loss in our family, so when the nurse told us she failed her newborn hearing screening, we immediately accepted the explanation they gave, which was that it was probably just fluid in her ears. Six weeks later, … Continued

Bilateral cochlear recipient is an audiologist and electronic dance music enthusiast

Bilateral cochlear recipient is an audiologist and electronic dance music enthusiast

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“My name is Dayle, and I am a current bilateral recipient of CochlearTM Nucleus® 7 Sound Processors! I was born with a profound sensorineural hearing loss and was not diagnosed until I was about 4 years old. Today, we fortunately have a universal newborn hearing screening to help detect hearing loss from birth. An introduction … Continued

Child with bilateral profound hearing loss is saying 850+ words with the help of his hearing sister

Child with bilateral profound hearing loss is saying 850+ words with the help of his hearing sister

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“A few days after we received Jack’s diagnosis of bilateral profound hearing loss, our state shut down for the global COVID-19 pandemic. Hearing is something that most people take for granted and that was certainly true for us prior to Jack’s diagnosis. Until our son was born, hearing loss was not on our radar and … Continued

Woman with SSD from sudden sensorineural hearing loss gets cochlear implant and newfound confidence

Woman with SSD from sudden sensorineural hearing loss gets cochlear implant and newfound confidence

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“I have single-sided deafness (SSD) from sudden sensorineural hearing loss, have a cochlear implant and am enjoying my recent upgrade from the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor to the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor. I love the direct Bluetooth® connectivity to my iPhone® which makes streaming quick and effortless as well as having all the controls … Continued

Teen with microtia gets Osia System and enjoys powerful hearing performance it offers

Teen with microtia gets Osia System and enjoys powerful hearing performance it offers

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“We welcomed our little boy into the world knowing that he was going to have a rough start. At my 18-week ultrasound I found out that my baby was going to be born with a congenital heart defect. My husband and I were prepared for a long hospital stay but what we didn’t know was … Continued

Why parents of child diagnosed with profound hearing loss chose Cochlear

Why parents of child diagnosed with profound hearing loss chose Cochlear

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“Giada Capri, our 4th of July baby, is a healthy, happy and motivated baby girl who loves to be outdoors, whether we are at the park, the zoo or in her kiddie pool. At 3 weeks old Giada was diagnosed with profound hearing loss after failing her newborn hearing screening 3 times after her birth. … Continued