Family ecstatic as deaf twin Calum Geary hears for first time in US clinic

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IRELAND’S ‘bionic boy’, Calum Geary (3), has heard sounds for the first time in his life thanks to a revolutionary computer chip implanted into his brain.

Calum – who was born without the nerves connecting his ears to the hearing part of his brain – had the ‘bionic’ hearing device implanted at Manchester University Hospital (MUH) last February.

The system was fully tested in May – but, over the past fortnight, for the first time little Calum has shown definite signs of hearing at a top US speech therapy clinic.

Read more. Source – Ralph Riegel, Independent.ie

Visit Hidden Hearing’s website to find out more.

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