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tenai98

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1st post baha activation check up!!!
« on: May 05, 2010, 06:44:19 pm »
Well, it all went well...we had to turn off the feedback manager as the audiologist couldnt figure out why I could hear distortion.  Only I could hear it, not her...so I suggested we turn the feed back off. 
then we did the test...first without the device and my hearing the 'voice' was 6db...the with the baha on setting one...I hear the 'voice' as low as 3db...that made my audiologist happy...she told me that 3 db may not sound (no pun intended) like alot, but in the hearing 'world', its alot...then when we set it at #2, I could hear the 'voice' at 1/2 db above the background noise...So I am happy...its working....To be honest, unless I block my good ear, I really dont 'hear' any difference....The odd time I can 'hear' the baha working....but its a big WOW factor when I block my good ear
JO
14mmX11mmX11mm left ear
TRANSLAB 04/07/09 2cms at time of surgery
Dr. Benoit and Schramm, Ottawa Civic Campus
SSD ,some facial numbness
Baha surgery sept 22/09
residual tumor 13mmX7mmX8mm
2016 new growth.  25mmX21mmX22mm
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Jim Scott

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Re: 1st post baha activation check up!!!
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2010, 02:37:56 pm »
Jo ~

Congratulations on your BAHA!  I'm so pleased to see another SSD person find a workable solution to the problem. 

Jim
4.5 cm AN diagnosed 5/06.  Retrosigmoid surgery 6/06.  Follow-up FSR completed 10/06.  Tumor shrinkage & necrosis noted on last MRI.  Life is good. 

Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is.  The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.

james e

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Re: 1st post baha activation check up!!!
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2010, 12:51:37 pm »
By "not telling a difference" can you hear what is being said on your deaf side with the BAHA? I am hoping that when I get my BAHA, it will really help me that way. Right now I am always trying to reposition my head so my good ear faces the person I want to hear.

tenai98

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Re: 1st post baha activation check up!!!
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2010, 06:32:46 pm »
James
I can hear on the deaf side...because its non directional all seems to be coming from the right side but definitely baha is doing its job....
JO
14mmX11mmX11mm left ear
TRANSLAB 04/07/09 2cms at time of surgery
Dr. Benoit and Schramm, Ottawa Civic Campus
SSD ,some facial numbness
Baha surgery sept 22/09
residual tumor 13mmX7mmX8mm
2016 new growth.  25mmX21mmX22mm
cyberknife on June 7

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Re: 1st post baha activation check up!!!
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010, 06:04:43 am »
James -

once you get a BAHA, the repositioning of your head becomes a thing of the past.  It's just one of the many advantages of the BAHA.

Jan
Retrosig 5/31/07 Drs. Battista & Kazan (Hinsdale, Illinois)
Left AN 3.0 cm (1.5 cm @ diagnosis 6 wks prior) SSD. BAHA implant 3/4/08 (Dr. Battista) Divino 6/4/08  BP100 4/2010 BAHA 5 8/2015

I don't actually "make" trouble..just kind of attract it, fine tune it, and apply it in new and exciting ways

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Re: 1st post baha activation check up!!!
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2010, 09:45:54 am »
Yahooooo!

 


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