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<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/peter-device-2-scaled-e1711482100855-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" fetchpriority="high">Step 1: Diagnosis and the Battle with a Cholesteatoma My journey into the world of hearing loss began when I was just a 5-year-old kid. Imagine the shock of being diagnosed with something called cholesteatoma—an unfamiliar word that forever changed my life. It wasn&#8217;t an everyday health issue; it was a relentless intruder, like an &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/bone-conduction/osia-sound-processor/">Continued</a>

Reawakening to Sound: 7 Pivotal Moments with the Osia Sound Processor

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Picture7-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async">Scot experienced gradual hearing loss that resulted in missing many conversations with his loved ones around the dinner table. He felt isolated and embarrassed until his wife, Chris, encouraged him to look into Cochlear. With his cochlear implant, Scot now hears more than he has in 15 years. “We were coming down the road and &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/nucleus-8-sound-processor-technology/">Continued</a>

Scot enjoys the newest technology with the Nucleus 8 Sound Processor

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Megan-G-v2_1200x628-300x300.png" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async">“My journey with hearing loss began at birth. My mom contracted CMV, or cytomegalovirus, and I was born with severe hearing loss. I was diagnosed when I was 5 years old, and I had a tympanoplasty surgery on my right ear when I was 7. My parents were told I would need hearing aids by &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/services/advice-for-hearing-rehabilitation/">Continued</a>

Megan, a cochlear implant recipient born with hearing loss, reconnects with her family and gives advice for hearing rehabilitation

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Screenshot_20231127_112416_Chrome-e1709835775957-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">Renowned motivational speaker and author Chekesha “Kay” Ellis confronted a life-altering experience 14 years ago when she lost her hearing due to an opioid addiction. Since then, she has fearlessly shared her compelling journey of recovery and the profound impact of the Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processor. Through her unwavering determination, Ellis has not only transformed &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/hearing-loss-from-addiction/">Continued</a>

Where is she now? Revisiting life with Kay 14 years after her hearing loss from addiction

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Ready-to-Wear-300x300.png" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">Getting a sound processor upgrade can be an exciting and anticipated occasion. The upgrade process typically takes 6-8 weeks from order placement to receiving your new sound processor in the mail.&#160; Did you know there is a option of receiving your new Nucleus® or Kanso® Sound Processor upgrade with your current programs already loaded onto &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/ready-to-wear/">Continued</a>

Choose to have your Cochlear Nucleus or Kanso Sound Processor upgrade shipped Ready-to-Wear so that you can wear it right out of the box

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Mia-2-CI-e1708470855621-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">“My name is Mia and I was born with bilateral profound deafness. In the 1990s, hearing tests were not a standard part of the newborn screening, so my deafness went undiagnosed until I was 15 months old (after seeing multiple doctors). After much thought and consideration by my parents, it was decided that I would &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/bilateral-profound-deafness/">Continued</a>

Mia’s cochlear implant empowered her after bilateral profound deafness diagnosis

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/J.-Salzberg-pic5-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">“Almost two years ago, our worlds were forever changed. My husband, Matt and I, were busy planning our soon to be three-year-old daughter’s birthday party at a local waterpark. We watched her jump and cheer, as her face was full of joy knowing her special day was coming up. She danced in a circle smiling &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-loss/children/signs-of-hearing-loss-in-children/">Continued</a>

Acknowledging the Signs: How Parents Detected Early Signs of Hearing Loss in their Children

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/MRI-radiologist-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">Having an MRI scan with your Cochlear Hearing Implant is an option, but there are a few things that you need to know. Get the answers to some common questions about having an MRI scan with your Cochlear Hearing Implant. Can I have an MRI with my Cochlear Hearing Implant? The answer is yes! But &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/cochlear-implant-mri-guidelines/">Continued</a>

Can you have an MRI with your Cochlear Hearing Implant? Read on to learn more.

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Rehab-Resources-mobile-phone-and-plant-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">In 2023, we set out to find out which hearing rehabilitation resources are your favorite, and why. We asked questions on our website and sent a survey to ask you what resources you used to practice your listening. But we didn’t want to keep these great resources to ourselves. We wanted to share with you &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/services/favorite-hearing-resources/">Continued</a>

We asked, you answered: Cochlear recipient’s top 5 favorite hearing resources for practicing your listening in 2023

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/FaceTime-Photo-2-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" link_thumbnail="" decoding="async" loading="lazy">&#160; &#160; Apple has released a range of new functions with its recent software update, iOS17, including hearing accessibility features. Here are five of the most useful features that could help those with hearing loss. Live Voicemail is a new mainstream feature that allows you to automatically see a real-time transcription as someone is leaving &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlear.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/apple-iphone-live-voicemail-update/">Continued</a>

Have you seen the latest Apple iPhone Live Voicemail update for people with hearing loss?

*Las historias mencionadas arriba se comparten con todos nuestros usuarios a nivel nacional y no son exclusivas de los usuarios de un Cochlear Hearing Center.