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Well life changing moment captured on video -- three year old boy deaths since birth.
Here's his father's voice for the very first time as doctors turn on his brand new cochlear implant.
And he -- Yeah.
Unbelievable to watch that this technology's been around for.
More than a decade but little -- and clamp is one of the first children to receive it.
Doctor Mark Siegel -- a member of the Fox News medical eighteen is professor of medicine at NYU -- go medical center and if you have any kids and we both do you can't watch that.
Without getting a lump in your throat a whole new world has been opened up to this little.
Boy you know we've been featured on Fox News lately children that are getting treatment and technology that before they couldn't.
This is called an auditory brain stem implant and basically the co local area is is something that looks like -- mail in the inner -- we all have a and we've been transplanting that Coakley and we've been putting in play until that -- but in this child.
The nerve that -- -- from the interior to the brain.
It didn't develop so we have to figure out a way to bypass rhetoric so in this case they put the implant right -- the -- Right on the brain stem and the biggest problem when you do that is.
That you can't.
Understand speech very well you can understand environmental noises but you can't understand speech.
So they've developed a speech processor that the child will Wear on his skin and it will literally interpret sounds and frequencies.
And beam them right to the brain with a wireless device this is modern technology unbelievable and what -- -- the -- what's the potential here for this kind of technology.
For other types of procedures well I think first one -- we're gonna use this more more adults know this was started in Europe and now it's coming over here -- This is this a tumor that you see called bush one moment that's very common so that a lot of adults that are losing here you're gonna have this -- probably it's gonna help us in technology with a hearing impaired.
As you get older and older you have more and more problems -- that cochlear.
This type of wireless devices really really helpful doctor Siegel thanks very much Mark Siegel.
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