Wickramarachchi Opticians and Hearing Aids – a subsidiary of J.M. Wickramarachchi & Co. celebrated its 40th anniversary as well as serving over 400 Cochlear Hearing implant success stories at a gala celebration launched together with Global Ambassador, Australian Cricketer Brett Lee.
The celebration was held at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo amidst a gathering of over 100 stakeholders in the health and government sectors. The company also launched a mobile hearing.
Cricketing star Brett Lee will be touring the country, and visiting hearing impaired patients in Sri Lanka, participate in a series of events, and awareness sessions as well as participating in a friendly cricket match together with the children who has gone through Cochlear implants.
The Cochlear Implant system is a safe, reliable and effective treatment for severe to profound hearing loss in adults and children. It is also a routine medical intervention especially for children who are born hearing impaired or people with moderate hearing loss. It is designed to let implant users experience sounds and helps to enhance communication abilities, allowing better hearing and speaking potential for the recipients.
Mihira Wickramarachchi Chairman, Wickramarachchi Opticians and Hearing Aids commented, “For over four decades Wickramarachchi has been a synonymous brand pioneering in the field of audiology. Our trained staff understands the science of hearing and balance and is well-equipped with the most advanced technology to take care of any audiology related need at our state of the art Wickramarachchi Institute of Speech and Hearing (WISH) care facility”.