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Nicole R

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    User of a hearing implant
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  1. I'm a motorcyclist and have wondered about this too - I have a Bonebridge. I will remove the processor when I ride. But I'm wondering how the helmet will fit now that I have the implant... Please keep me posted !!
  2. Congrats!! I too have only been switched on for about 3 weeks now..and wowow..
  3. Hi Ivana. Thank you for answering my questions!! My audiologist lives 5.5 hrs away...which is a bummer I do have 4 programs on my remote - one is my normal the other two a just slightly lower volume and the 4th one is for isolating the background noise. The volume control on the remote only lowers the sound at this time thank you for suggesting the diary! I'll definitely start jotting down things. that fan is a noise I'll never get used to.. so I've been putting headphone on and listening to music instead. The headphones are my work telephone headphones and have powerful volume control
  4. Hi there!! Thanks for reading my blog!! I'm Nicole from Northern Ontario Canada and am so happy to have found this group!! It has been a few weeks now since I've been activated! I absolutely love it! There will be a second part of my story soon which will be post activation. I have nothing but great things to say about this implant! I do have a few questions and hope some of you can help me! Now that my hair I growing back on my implant side,do you keep shaving or cutting the hair around the implant for better hold? Also, sometimes I find the noise do overwhelming that I mute my processo
  5. Hi! This forum is quite new to me so hopefully I'm doing this right! I'm unilateral Bonebridge user since January 26. I also wanted to mentioned that MedEl did a blog of my "story" and was posted yesterday (February 3rd) I was born with bilateral microtia atresia with profound to severe conductive hearing loss on the right side(the Bonebridge implant side) and moderate to severe on the left side. I had bone gray surgery to try to form an ear on the right side but still no opening or ear Cana ( this was done when I was a baby). I learned to lip read and didn't get hearing aid till I was
  6. I'm so excited to be part of this group!! My name is Nicole and I'm a new Bonebridge user. I was activated on January 26! It has rocked my world!! I'm from Northeren Ontario Canada.
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