Pune: Sassoon Hospital to soon start cochlear implant surgery

Sassoon General Hospital will soon be starting cochlear implant surgeries under the Central Government Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids/Appliances (ADIP) scheme. The surgeries will be performed with the guidance of Padma Shri Dr Milind Kirtane, an Indian surgeon of international repute and a pioneer of cochlear implant surgery in India and Dr […]

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Infant with a congenital defect in dire need of funds for cochlear implant

Suyash Bedekar, an eight-month-old is suffering from bilateral profound Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). It is a kind of hearing loss due to the damage in the inner ear or the nerve from the ear to the brain. He urgently needs to undergo a cochlear implant. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s civic-run KEM Hospital […]

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Buldhana’s ‘blue-eyed boy’ diagnosed with rare genetic disorder

Buldhana’s ‘blue-eyed boy’ diagnosed with rare genetic disorder

Bubbly little Suyesh is literally the blue-eyed boy of the Khotale family. Little did the four-year-old’s parents know that the bright blue colour of their son’s eyes is due to a rare genetic disorder, which has also led to hearing loss. Suyesh, the first born child of Gokula and Mahadev of Buldhana district in Maharashtra, […]

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