Tag Archives: MED-EL

Cochlear Implants come to Malawi!

Medical Electronics (Med-El), the cochlear implant company, posted this article on Facebook about 2 children in Malawi who received implants! This has significance for me for two reasons: I got my cochlear implant from Med-El almost two years ago. I was a … Continue reading

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The 40-Something Implantee: Part 3

I’m grumpy. I haven’t really heard in three days, since I have been activated. That means I have been relying entirely on lipreading this whole time. Which further means I am exhausted and therefore, irritable. Can’t blame mid-life hormones on this … Continue reading

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The 40-Something Implantee- Part 1

There’s a reason I haven’t been posting as much as I’d like. I decided in the prime of my mid-life to get implanted (I wince as I say this because it sounds so…robotic?). No, I did not get breast implants. … Continue reading

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