Monthly Archives: January 2012

VIMS & RC launches a Cochlear Implant Centre in the Department of Rehabilitation at Vydehi Hospital

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre in its ten years of existence has transformed itself into a super speciality hospital of truly global standards.

Addressing the media here today, Mrs Kalpaja Dalavoi, Director of VIMS & RC said, “Hearing impairment is no more considered as a disability. With recent advances in the medical field, there are management options for individuals with profound hearing impairment. Cochlear Implant is among one of the options and is usually suggested when there is no benefit from hearing aids. The arrival of high-end diagnostic equipment for early identification of hearing loss as early as 6 months facilitates the early intervention and management of hearing loss. Keeping this in mind VIMS & RC has opened the Cochlear Implant Centre to facilitate the management of hearing loss with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment at an affordable cost”. Continue reading