Hey friends --- this post contains graphic inner ear pictures .... if that kind of stuff wigs you out, you better skip this blog post :)
Seth went for surgery on 7/9
The surgery was a success and recovery has been awesome.
He will be activated in another week. We will have a several hour appointment where they turn the device on and then map the sound. This site has a much more elloquent explination of mapping than I could offer. If you are interested in the technical stuff, read this http://cochlearimplantonline.com/site/mapping-a-cochlear-implant/
Daddy praying over seth before the surgery
Waiting to go back ...
What the surgeon did ....
Not happy in recovery, but ready to go home.
Incision site - day 1
Sucking those fingers ... one of his favorite stims to comfort himself
Not long after this picture, he came to me and held his arms up for me to pick him up - FIRST TIME EVER !!!!!!!!
Incision site day 6
Incision site withot hair pulled back ... you can hardly tell he has an incision.
His handsomeness to bless your day!!!!