Rameen Fatima's Story
Five-year-old Rameen Fatima, a resident of Sialkot, was suffering from 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. She was diagnosed with deafness and advised to undergo Cochlear Implant Surgery upon consultation. Rameen was admitted to Capital Hospital, Islamabad, where Dr. Jawwad Ahmed performed her operation on 21-05-2022. He installed the internal component of the cochlear implant successfully. She was discharged after six days of stay in the hospital. After six weeks, the external component of her cochlear implant was also fixed. Rameen has gained the ability to hear.