Harold Pillsbury, MD, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine performed the first SYNCHRONY cochlear implant surgery in the USA in 2015. Read what he thinks about a main feature of that implant: its exceptional MRI safety. Over your career you have performed more than
It goes without saying that a cochlear implant should be reliable. Why? Because your cochlear implant should enable you to hear all day, every day, without any interruptions. Without a reliable cochlear implant, this isn’t possible. At MED-EL, we ensure that our cochlear implants provide the reliability you deserve. That means that our MED-EL users,
At MED-EL headquarters in Austria, we connect the brightest minds from around the world together to create the future for hearing implant technologies. In the first of a series of guest posts, we will introduce you to the expert scientists, researchers, and engineers from around the globe who are working on bringing hearing to the world.
“It’s now time to start smelling the flowers”—this comment on one of our MED-EL Facebook posts is how we came to meet Sarah Jessiman. Sarah has one of the most touching stories from a CI recipient we have come across. The journey to hearing is not the only life challenge Sarah is facing. We were
Have you ever wanted to hear straight from another parent about what it’s like to have a child with hearing loss? Mothers know best, as they say! Meet Chelsea, whose one-year-old son Elijah is a bilateral cochlear implant recipient. Chelsea shares how the hearing journey with MED-EL began for their family, including the confusing, funny,