Wednesday, September 9, 2015

FAQ- Cochlear Implants - Bringing The Gift of Sound

Frequently Asked Beginning Questions






  • Cochlear implants are not new. They have been around for more than 30 years.

  • The ear surgery required is a routine, outpatient procedure that takes approximately 2-3 hours.

  • Cochlear implants are safe, effective, FDA-approved devices that help when hearing aids cannot.

  • A cochlear implant is not a hearing aid. A hearing aid makes sound louder, but a cochlear implant works differently. It directly stimulates the hearing nerve and goes around the damaged parts of the ear 

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