Tag Archive: Failure

September 14th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Today (9/13/2011), Sonova, the parent company of Advanced Bionics, announced that they have received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to reintroduce their HiRes 90K cochlear implants to the market.  The implants, […]

September 12th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | 5 Comments »

The latest news reports from Australia confirm that Cochlear™ has voluntarily recalled its CI500 internal implant (the internal component to the N5 system).  No details on what caused the recall or how long it is […]

March 18th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Is a Cochlear Implant worth it? Yes.  I can absolutely assure you a cochlear implant is worth every single penny.  To be totally deaf, in my opinion, is totally unnecessary in this day and age, […]

March 15th, 2009 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Here is a video of Rachel’s presentation at TCU.  As you can tell, Rachel is the filmmaker, not me!  But bear with me, because she has some great things to say — captioned, of course! […]

March 31st, 2008 by | Tags: , | 19 Comments »

When we get in the car, whether we are a passenger or a driver, we are at risk of getting into an accident and becoming paralyzed. If we live in Florida during hurricane season, we […]

February 7th, 2008 by | Tags: , , | 40 Comments »

Some people say that I’m not addressing the failure issues of cochlear implants while I speak about the positive aspects. For example, one commenter said to me “But you all are not addressing the issues […]