I had the 1 month appointment after the activation of my right side implant Wednesday. I’ve been using the right processor only as much as I could since it was activated. That strategy worked great following activation for the left side. … Read the rest
It’s been an interesting week since surgery last Wednesday.
Although better, my jaw is still sore to touch. I’ve learned that it’s not uncommon to need to move the muscles in the jaw area to perform the surgery. I’ve been eating soft foods and foods easy to chew and I’m certain the soreness will go away with just a little more time.… Read the rest
Yesterday was surgery to implant my right ear and I’m told everything went well.
I had an appointment with the audiologist Tuesday afternoon for more mapping (programming) for my left ear. It continues to improve wonderfully. On the word recognition test before surgery, I got 1% of the words correct – a computer voice reading the words in a quiet sound booth. … Read the rest
Tuesday was my second “mapping” – additional programming and testing of my cochlear implant. Over the last 2 weeks I’ve basically had one program that I could adjust the volume on with the goal of getting used to hearing with the CI.… Read the rest