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