Irfan Khan, Author at COCHLEAR IMPLANT BASICS
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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3886" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Maria Anderson is a shining example of a cochlear implant recipient who has never let them slow her down for a moment. A marathon runner, hiker and adventurer she recently completed a marathon in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3871" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Meniere’s disease is insidious. It not only causes severe vestibular balance issues, it often leaves its victims deaf in one ear or both. Chery Edwards was such a victim when she was hit...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3861" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Janet Fox recently received a second cochlear implant and became a bilateral recipient. This is Part 2, the follow up interview done after her second cochlear implant activation. Part 1 of her interview was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3789" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]I met Janet just after she received a cochlear implant three years ago. There was a genetic component to her hearing loss. Her brother received a cochlear implant before she did. She is an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3775" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]As she describes it, Sue had a lifelong progressive moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears. Wearing hearing aids from the age of eight, she struggled but used many of the compensation...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3770" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] I recently learned that Dr. Loren Bartels had performed a cochlear implant surgery on a five month old child. He was also the surgeon who performed bilateral cochlear implant surgery on me in December...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="3760" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Dr. Vicky Moore is an audiologist and co-owner of The Hearing Spa in Sarasota Florida.  Along with being an independent hearing aid dealer, she does evaluations for cochlear implants candidates and is an...