Cochlear Implant Program Patient Stories
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Unilateral Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant: Abby’s Story
Spontaneous total hearing loss in one ear turned out to be only a bump in the road — not an end of dreams — for Abby, who had a cochlear implant at CHOP at 17.
Cochlear Implant for Hearing Loss: Lamont's Story
Lamont didn’t despair when he lost the little hearing he had in one ear. With a cochlear implant, he’s hearing better than ever and sharing his pride with other kids
Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Jake's Story
A cochlear implant allowed Jake to hear sounds he had never heard before, like the flutes in the orchestra, high notes on a piano, and even birds.
Profound Deafness and Cochlear Implants: Phoenix's Story
When Phoenix was born profoundly deaf, his family turned to CHOP for help. At age 2 and 5 he received cochlear implants to help him hear.
Prematurity and Hearing Loss: Anna's Story
Born prematurely and with substantial hearing loss, Anna received a cochlear implant at CHOP — opening her world to language.