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Replacement ci… September 22, 2010

Posted by loz121 in Uncategorized.
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When i went to the ci centre a month ago, they said they were going to send me a replacement of my cochlear implant processer the 3g esprit. I wasn’t too keen on this but I had my old one for 10 yrs and i really need to change it! Im never good with change espeically in my hearing! Ive even had the same map on for the last 10 years, maybe less!
Ive got on great with the map i have at the moment SO if it aint broke dont fix it!  The only things ive had to change in the last 10 years are my coil and batteries which isnt bad really! They didnt have any silver ones when I went to the ci centre so they said they would send it in the post when they get some in!
So it came last Thursday! and i hated it! lol The first couple of days with it were LOUD and echey although i could still hear everything well. i went down to volume 2 at one point  and started experiementing with the switches on the bottom but no avail then yesterday i changed something at the bottom of my new 3g processor and its sort of clicked to how it was! I dont know if its due to something i’ve done on my processor or my brain has just simply got used to it already! The only problem i have with the new processor now is that the hook wire keeps clicking out at the top probably because its a new processor but im hoping it will stay in on its own at some point!  Im gona keep the old processor for a couple more days then send it back to the ci centre in their special envelope!

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1. leah - September 22, 2010

Wow- you adjusted pretty fast to the new processor! I hope this one lasts a long time, so you don't have to go through the adjustment process again!

2. Laura's medical journey - October 4, 2010

yeah i was sruprised myself it had been funny for about 2 weeks and i did some fidding with it and it went back to how my old one sounded!! i dunno what i did but it did the trick!! hehe i hate getting my processor changed or getting new maps so im glad i got used to it quick! ive had it a long time. it can vary with eeryone depending on their hearing loss


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