Later talking to the media, Dr Shaukat said it was the first cochlear implant
surgery carried out at Quaid-i-Azam International Hospital.
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The Crown Prince's initiative led to an increased number of people benefiting from cochlear implant
operations, which are considered expensive, by providing financial support.
A cochlear implant
speech processor looks just like a hearing aid and is programmed by a specialist audiologist to provide the best possible speech perception for the individual.
The event built on the regular activities of the unit to ensure the success of the electronic cochlear implant
and to utilise the latest technologies for the surgical procedure.
According to court records, the girl underwent a cochlear implant
surgery in both ears to restore her hearing.
After activation, the patient used the left cochlear implant
full-time, and he discontinued use ofthe left OHD.
The programme will be rolled out from 2015-16 to ensure those with cochlear implants
benefit from any changes to sound processor technology.
Andrea Warner-Czyz, assistant professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, said this is the first study to show that infants process degraded speech that simulates a cochlear implant
differently than older children and adults, which begs for new signal processing strategies to optimize the sound delivered to the cochlear implant
for these young infants.
It is stated that the cochlear implant
cannot restore the normal hearing of a person, but it can help any deaf person to be able to hear a "useful presentation" of sounds.
He tried using ordinary hearing aids, but found he still wasn't able to hear and was referred to the cochlear implant
team at the Princess of Wales Hospital to see if he was suitable for the device.