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Help on Your Journey
to Hearing Health
 
Find resources below on how to use your Esteem® hearing implant, including:
  • How to use your personal programmer
  • Replacing your personal programmer
  • Protecting your Esteem device and personal programmer
  • Checking your hearing annually to fine tune your personal programmer settings and/or make adjustments to your Esteem device
  • Next steps if your Esteem hearing implant is no longer helping you to hear as well as you could
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Congratulations on being an Esteem® recipient! Are you wondering how to use and adjust it? Watch this short video or read the guide below, which will walk you through how to use the personal programmer (i.e., "remote control").
 
PERSONAL PROGRAMMER GUIDE
Use Your Personal Programmer
 

Having trouble getting your personal programmer to work? Reach out to us and we will troubleshoot the issue with you.

We encourage you to use your personal programmer on a regular basis (or at least once per month). Adjusting your Esteem settings can improve some environments and you need to use the programmer in order to know when your battery is depleting and may need to be replaced.

Wondering whether the indicators on your personal programmer or battery are working? A steady light will display and and one beep will sound when you successfully change programs on it.

When the battery begins to deplete you will notice two beeps when changing programs and the light on the lower right of the remote will flash.  If this happens, contact us and we will help you locate the closest, lowest cost surgical site in your area for help replacing it.  When the device is completely depleted you will no longer be able to hear so you want to contact us as soon as you notice the battery depleting.

For more information, read the Personal Programmer Quick Reference Guide.

Contact us by emailing us at:customerservice@envoymedical.com

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Replacing Your Personal Programmer 
 

Your personal programmer comes with a one year warranty. We can help you purchase a new programmer if yours is not working, broken or lost.

Order a new personal programmer
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  • Upcoming MRI? Protect Your Esteem

    Do you have an upcoming MRI? Generally, the implanted components of the Esteem are MR Conditional and are safe for MRI scans under certain conditions.

    Bring the following to your MRI appointment:
    • Esteem ID card
    • Personal programmer
     
    During your MRI, please remember to turn off your Esteem implant.
     

    If you don’t have an Esteem ID card, you can request a replacement ID card. You will receive a new ID card after each Esteem surgery and battery change.

    Download and bring a copy of this Envoy Medical MRI Conditional Safety Information to your MRI appointment and give it to the radiologist.

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  • Annual Audiogram

    The best care is preventative. Schedule an annual check-up with your Envoy Medical certified audiologist to fine-tune your hearing. An exclusive Envoy Medical Audiologist has the proper training and equipment to test and troubleshoot how your Esteem is performing to restore optimal hearing while avoiding total depletion of the battery.

    Schedule an audiogram

    During this visit your audiologist can test your baseline audiogram (where your individual hearing is without the Esteem) to determine whether your hearing loss has progressed. If it has, the audiologist can adjust your device to suit your changing needs.

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    What if my hearing loss changes over time?

     

    Sensorineural hearing loss can be progressive and worsen over time. While the Esteem hearing implant cannot prevent additional hearing loss (which is why hearing protection remains important), it can be programmed to adjust to your hearing loss needs over time. 

    If your hearing has progressed to the level of severe or profound hearing loss, you may be a candidate for a cochlear implant. Fortunately, in most cases the Esteem procedure does not prevent patients from having a cochlear implant in the future.

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    We have exciting news! Envoy Medical is in the process of developing a new product, the Acclaim®, a fully implanted cochlear implant (FICI).
     
    Acclaim is in pre-FDA approval process expected to enter clinical trials in 2021. The Acclaim is an investigational device and will be in clinical trials for several years. It is not commercially available anywhere.
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    Still have questions?

    If you’re an existing patient with an Esteem middle ear implant and have any questions or concerns, please email us at info@envoymedical.com.
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