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    How did you become deaf / hard of hearing?

    Meningitis.
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    CI Companies

    No, that's the Neptune. The harmony has been available since 2009, here's the registration document: https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/servlet/xmlmillr6?dbid=ebs%2FPublicHTML%2FpdfStore.nsf&docid=DDE2661A822D1D72CA2577DD0002E36B&agid=(PrintDetailsPublic)&actionid=1
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    CI Companies

    That's awesome thank you, it's just the sort of thing I was looking for :)
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    CI Companies

    Yeah, US and Canada not Australia, but I will ask again on monday.
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    Is there anything know as to what might be on the way? Even rumor wise?
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    CI Companies

    I called to talk about different brands today, the person I spoke to today sounded as if she was pushing me towards Cochlear, when I asked why, she could only say she was just more familiar with them then Advanced bionics. I asked about being able to swim, at which point she entirely went all AB...
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    I did ask and pros and cons of different brands, they only said they have more experience with cochlesr, but they haver been doing AB now for 3 years and have had very good results with their products, especially in post lingual deaf people. My understanding on the Neptune when AB brought their...
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    Adults profoundly deaf that have has cochlear implants

    I asked about this a while back, my understanding is when the auditory nerve doesn't get used, it gets very lazy, sort of like not using your legs for the first 15 years of life. So it's probably possible but I imagine it would be a very slow process. But on the other hand maybe this is...
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    CI Companies

    From interest, what is it about Med-El that is attracting you? Personally they never entered into my considerations.
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    The HiRes 90k advance implant is already being used here, I know that for sure, but I thought there was a entire new generation implant coming from AB but maybe the advance is what I was reading about. I drive by the Cochlear factory most days on the way to work, I would love to go in and talk...
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    Interesting reply.. In my original post I also meant to say, I had seen AB were coming out with a new implant this year? Not just a new processor but a new implant, but I can't find any news on this does anyone know anything? The same for Cochlear as well, I read somewhere they also have a new...
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    Medel - Rondo Info

    I wonder if that design will ever catch on, personally I'd rather have a BTE.
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    CI Companies

    I know this question has been done to death on this forum, but I would still like to do it again. I'm 27, I started loosing my hearing at 11 I was fitted with hearing aids, but I am now at a point where they don't do anything for me anymore. So to my question... I am facing getting a CI if...
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