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‘Only a few years ago I wouldn't have been able imagine the opportunities and improved quality of life that I now have in my daily life.’
Tony Seidl, Living with DBS*

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How-to Guides

Top tips for ensuring it works for you:

Choose a charging schedule that works for you: you can decide whether to have shorter, more frequent charging sessions or longer, less frequent charging sessions. Pick a routine that best fits into your daily lifestyle and don’t forget that you can easily charge while watching your favourite TV programme or reading the morning paper. An average charging session for once a week, generally takes, 30-60 minutes.

Your Vercise remote control is designed to check the battery level of your stimulator and help you control your stimulation settings to best suit your individual needs. And its easy to use!

Here is a video to show you how to use your remote control:

If  you prefer to read, full instructions on how to charge your device can be found here.

If you have a Rechargeable device you will need to recharge your device. Charging your Vercise Genus™ system is a piece of cake. The Vercise Genus™ Deep Brain Stimulation system should provide at least 25 years* battery life. 
*Battery life is dependent on the stimulation settings and conditions.

The charging system is simple and easy to use:

  • Depending on where the stimulator has been implanted, you will be using a charging belt or charging collar to recharge your device.
  • The charging collar and belt are completely cordless, so you can enjoy full mobility while charging your device.
  • You can decide when and where you charge your device.

Here is a video to show you how to charge your device:

If you prefer to read, full instructions on how to charge your device can be found here.  

*Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary. 


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