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Team at Advanced Bionics develops ear implants that are giving the gift of hearing to people like this boy from Sylmar, Calif. Lisa Sigell from KCBS 2 in Los Angeles reports. See the video at CBS2.com
By Lisa Sigell KCBS 2 Los Angeles See the full article with additional photos at CBS2.com Tyler de Lara seems like a typical three-year-old, extremely outgoing and playful. But this is a change for Tyler, whose world was silent, until 10 months ago – not able to hear. His parents say he was so quiet, [...]
The devices implanted in Tyler were crafted at Advanced Bionics in Sylmar, one of three cochlear implant makers in the world. Employees in sterile clothing assemble parts of the implant with tweezers in a hermetically sealed room. They work under microscopes: An implant contains wires that are one-100th of an inch thick.
Barry Block had just had an Advanced Bionics “Bionic Ear,” or cochlear implant, surgically implanted about two weeks before this story was shot for ABC 2 WMAR-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. A cochlear implant is an electronic device for people who are profoundly deaf. It works by directly stimulating any functioning auditory nerves inside the cochlea [...]