In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photo, Robert McCartney of Wheatland, Wyo.,  laughs after getting the ability to hear during his cochlear implant activation at Brant Audiology in Cheyenne. This was the first cochlear implant to be surgically implanted in Wyoming. (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)
In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photo, Robert McCartney of Wheatland, Wyo., laughs after getting the ability to hear during his cochlear implant activation at Brant Audiology in Cheyenne. This was the first cochlear implant to be surgically implanted in Wyoming. (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP) Jacob Byk AP
In this Friday, July 6, 2018, photo, Robert McCartney of Wheatland, Wyo., laughs after getting the ability to hear during his cochlear implant activation at Brant Audiology in Cheyenne. This was the first cochlear implant to be surgically implanted in Wyoming. (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP) Jacob Byk AP

Cheyenne doctor performs first cochlear implant in Wyoming

July 12, 2018 02:33 PM