Monthly Archives: November 2010

A focker moment.

Well its been two weeks since you’ve heard a peep out of me. I bet you’re dying to know how I’m getting on. Well fourth week, saw me back at Emmeline centre for more rehab and maps. My IDR has … Continue reading

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Sonova recall Advanced Bionics cochlear implant

Sonova has announced a worldwide recall of the Hi Res 90K cochlear implant. Two cases of patients experiencing severe pain, very loud sounds, shocking sensations, at 8-10 days after activation of the implant, led to implant removal and an immediate … Continue reading

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Ah sweet….

I was back in Cambridge today for my 2 week post-op check. First up was the X ray to check I hadn’t sneezed the implant out of my bum. X rays and implants are not a good mix. A bit … Continue reading

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The missing link

I had a hearing test today and By God ….. it was good! The lines on the audiogram show my hearing, from the bottom line up; 1: Thin black line near bottom: February 2010, before my cochlear implant 2: Green … Continue reading

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Sticking spoons to my cyborg head

Trip to the DENTIST Dentist 12.30 2 fillings – luckily no jag, drill or anything of the scary noise variety.  Phew. Just the wee air thingy going sssssffffffffff. I could amazingly listen to the radio presenter talking. Was radio 2, thats what we listen to … Continue reading

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ET phone home

Well folks I’m on my 3rd week and today it was rehab time at the Emmeline centre. I’m still on F120 program and although it rocks, environmental sounds need to quieten, thus allowing speech to come through clearer. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Expansion of sound

I went in for a follow up tuning since my upgrade to my Harmony Processor at the end of August. I got programme one in IDR 70 with Clear voice IDR 80 without Clear voice in programme 2 and a … Continue reading

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