Exploring the Future of Cochlear Implants: My Experience at APSCI 2023 Seoul

I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the 14th Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implant and Related Sciences (APSCI 2023 Seoul), held in Seoul, Korea. It was truly a remarkable event where professionals from around the world gathered to discuss the latest advancements in the field of cochlear implants and related sciences. The symposium’s theme, ‘Towards better speech perception and beyond,’ resonated deeply with me as a cochlear implant specialist.

During my time at APSCI 2023 Seoul, I had the privilege of learning from world-renowned speakers and experts who shared groundbreaking findings and insights. The discussions went beyond cochlear implant procedures and delved into areas such as theory of mind, school performance, mobile health, genetics, and artificial intelligence. These diverse topics broadened my perspective and deepened my understanding of how we can enhance the quality of life for our patients. I am excited to bring this newfound knowledge back to my practice at EarSurgeon and continue providing the best possible care to those in need of cochlear implant solutions.

The symposium was not only a platform for learning but also an opportunity to connect with fellow professionals who share the same passion for improving the lives of individuals with hearing challenges. As I return to my practice, I am filled with enthusiasm and a renewed commitment to making a meaningful impact on the lives of my patients. I look forward to implementing the learnings from APSCI 2023 Seoul and exploring innovative ways to enhance speech perception and overall well-being for those I have the privilege to serve.

About Dr. Shree C Rao


Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao, an ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat) surgeon, is a superspecialist microsurgeon in Otology and Cochlear implant surgeries. With 10+ years of deep domain experience in medical and surgical ENT, she is quite fittingly, the Head of the Cochlear Implant team at Dr. Rao’s ENT

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