Ayesha Siddiqa's Story
Six-year-old Ayesha Siddiqa, a resident of Kasur, had sensorineural hearing loss since birth. Her parents were unaware of her condition until she turned one. Then, they took her to a local hospital for consultation. Upon consultation, she was diagnosed with deafness and advised to undergo Cochlear Implant Surgery. She was admitted to National Hospital, Lahore where Dr.Naveed performed her operation to install the internal component of her cochlear implant successfully on 17-06-2022. Ayesha was discharged after one day of stay in the hospital. After six weeks, the external component of her cochlear implant was fixed. She has gained the ability to hear.