Master Bilal aged 4 had lost his hearing in the left ear and was at 70% hearing in the right ear when he was referred to Manipal Hospital Whitefield. On investigation, it was found that he had brain fever at age 1 and lost his hearing due to it. After all investigations, Dr Vijay decided to fit Bilal with a nucleus cochlear implant specific for his age and condition. After a 3 hour surgery and a 24-hour observation, Bilal’s hearing returned. Take a look at Bilal’s story and his continued road to recovery.