Why I did NOT pursue the Otologics implant

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Subject: Why I did NOT pursue the Otologics implant
Posted by:  e (binarydoti…@gmail.com)
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008

This is lovely technology, and I am sure that some will
benefit from it. However, after consideration I decided
it was not for me.

ADVANTAGES
It's under the skin, immune to water, etc.
100% implant - nothing to lose, nothing visible or exposed
Remote control

DISADVANTAGES
"Stuck" with AMI Semiconductor technology, and there's
no "trial". One cannot know how it will work until it's
fully installed.
No MRIs - ever again.
Daily recharge period with magnet stuck to my head and
cord going to power source.
No "power" version available (feedback problems).
Remote control

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