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="3950" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Jack Barnes was implanted in 1988 when he was 11 after suffering a total sudden hearing loss. It was an experimental process at the time. Thirty-three years later is still using the original surgical...

[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="3938" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]It is every parent’s worst nightmare to discover their child has a serious health problem. The Trull’s son was two years old when he was diagnosed with a profound hearing loss. Frequently on social...

[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="3917" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1589128068283{border-top-width: 2px !important;border-right-width: 2px !important;border-bottom-width: 2px !important;border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;padding-right: 5px !important;padding-bottom: 5px !important;padding-left: 5px !important;border-left-color: #000000 !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #000000 !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #000000 !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #000000 !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"] [audio...

[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="3905" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] This is Part 2 of the interview with Chery Edwards.  It is almost two months post-operation. She flew from Denver, Colorado to Sarasota, Florida to receive a Labyrinthectomy and be simultaneously implanted with...

[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="3896" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] I recently overheard Dr. Jack Wazen mention a study he was conducting at the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota regarding pre and post-operative vestibular issues of cochlear implant recipients. It is a subject of...

[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...