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    User of a hearing implant
  • Implanted
    Yes
  • Implant Period
    3-5 years
  • Implant Type
    Cochlear Implant
  • Hearing Loss Type
    Sensorineural
  • Cause of Hearing Loss
    Unknown / Prefer not to say
  • Pre/post lingual Hearing Loss
    Post lingual Hearing Loss
  • Sudden/Progressive Hearing Loss
    Progressive Hearing Loss
  • Uni/bilateral Implant
    Unilateral implant
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  1. tomseabrook

    Helmets

    You might recognise one of the surnames in the link which is my very clever daughter who is off to Innsbruck as a prize for inventing this. Unfortunately the development costs will be astronomical and far too much for us but we are in touch with a couple of other clever people who are looking at developing similar things. https://www.ideas4ears.org/meet-the-inventors/ As things stand, I know people have used baseball batting helmets although being UK based I have no idea how good a baseball helmet would be on a bike! Better than nothing though I expect.
  2. It is a leash from a RONDO 1. They attached to a pair of small holes on the side and the loop held it secure. On RONDO 2, open the rubber port on the bottom, loop the loop around the lower part where it hinges and close it back up. I'm not taking credit for it but it is a very good solution.
  3. Hi, that is a RONDO 2 in the picture. I know how the leash is supposed to fit and the shortcomings of it, I had the first one in the UK. This addresses the issues with breakages and the annoying tendency of the leash to pop off when you change the cover. It just sits in the comms port cover.
  4. Yes you need to tie a lop but with a fishing wire leash it is v easy. Also fits right in as the line is so thin (but very strong).
  5. I've had 23 hours twice after forgetting to charge overnight!
  6. I was at the clinic yesterday for routine check over and we got talking about this. Not necessarily about the breaking as I have not had that issue but the fact that it is very difficult to get the leash back on wen you change covers. The 'solution' (which should address breakages too) they use is to go back to the old fishing wire type leash (a la Rondo 1), make a loop in the end and loop it round the comms port cover, then close it. Working fine so far and won't come of when the cover needs changing.
  7. Thanks, I'll have a look, sorry for posting 3 times somehow!
  8. Hi folks, I suppose it depends to a great extent on exactly where the implant sits but does anyone have any ideas for cycle helmets? "Standard" cycle helmets tend to have the securing band right over my RONDO. As I would rather be able to hear when riding I don't currently wear a helmet but the kids do fret about it.
  9. Hi folks, I suppose it depends to a great extent on exactly where the implant sits but does anyone have any ideas for cycle helmets? "Standard" cycle helmets tend to have the securing band right over my RONDO. As I would rather be able to hear when riding I don't currently wear a helmet but the kids do fret about it.
  10. Hi folks, I suppose it depends to a great extent on exactly where the implant sits but does anyone have any ideas for cycle helmets? "Standard" cycle helmets tend to have the securing band right over my RONDO. As I would rather be able to hear when riding I don't currently wear a helmet but the kids do fret about it.
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