Mazie H. was born last July and diagnosed with Microtia and Atresia of her right ear and Hemifacial Microsomia. When Mazie was first diagnosed, her parents were told that she would never have hearing on her right side. They went for a second opinion, and that’s when they were informed about the Baha® device as […]
Cochlear is a proud sponsor of Ear Community, a non-profit organization that supports individuals who were born with Microtia and Atresia, Hemifacial Microsomia, Treacher Collins Syndrome, and Goldenhar Syndrome with varying degrees of hearing loss. Through Ear Community’s advocacy, November 9 is now National Microtia Awareness Day! The day is dedicated to spreading hope and knowledge about Microtia, […]
Lyla B. is ten months old and was born with Microtia and Atresia of her left ear. There was concern about Lyla’s hearing after she failed multiple newborn hearing screenings and was misdiagnosed with having fluid in her ears. Nakita, Lyla’s mother, noticed her daughter was not responding quickly to sounds and later learned Lyla […]
Ear Community hosts picnics every year to help bring Microtia and Atresia families together, and Cochlear is proud to be a premium platinum sponsor of this year’s events. The Ear Community picnics offer a wonderful opportunity for Microtia and Atresia families to come together, share experiences with each other, learn about the latest Baha products, […]
The start of preschool is a milestone often anticipated with great excitement and joy. It is a time to make new friends, play and learn. For Reyna Guzman-Marroquin, the first day of preschool was extra special because she was able to wear her newly donated Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor.