Sarasota Doctor First to Implant Reimagined Bone Conduction Hearing System

Coconut Telegraph

This week Dr. Jack Wazen, neurotology specialist and surgeon, was the first in the southeastern U.S. to implant the latest Cochlear Osia System®. Wazen, partner at Silverstein Institute and Director of Research for Ear Research Foundation shared, “The minimally invasive surgery takes only 30 minutes; and there is no risk of skin inflammation and infection with the new design.” Wazen explained that the device’s digital piezoelectric stimulation, or Piezo Power, “is a high-frequency transducer, making speech significantly clearer.” Pamela Messano, of Cochlear, added, “The thinness makes the Osia® cosmetically appealing; and it is long-lasting.”

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