During a cochlear implant surgery, a computer chip in placed behind the ear, just under the skin. Electrode arrays attached… Read more The Cochlear Implant Activation Process in Quebec
Monday February 8 – Week two of the activation / programming process. I headed back to Quebec City that morning… Read more CI Programming Day 5 and 6: Audiology Exams & Electrode Peaks
Friday, February 5 – Day 4 After trying the two different electrical pulse rates the previous day, my brain had… Read more CI Programming Day 4: Trying More Electrical Pulse Rates
Thursday February 4 – Day 3 We started the morning by finishing setting the electrodes to capture the lowest volumes… Read more CI Programming Day 3: Soft Sound Detection and Electricity Speed
Wednesday, February 3 – Programming, day 2. As I was heading to the hospital early in the morning, I tried… Read more CI Programming Day 2: Finding Thresholds and Volumes
I am very behind in my postings. That’s because the activation / programming process is exhausting. It doesn’t help that… Read more CI Activation and Programming Day 1: Chipmunks and Minions!
Just a little update about myself – A week after the surgery, I went to a local clinic and have… Read more What Is Cochlear Implant Activation?
One week until activation The insertion of the electrode array into my cochlea has destroyed the last of the functioning… Read more 15 Cochlear Implant Recipients Describe What Things Sounded Like After Activation