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A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. Unlike hearing aids, the cochlear implant does not amplify sound, but works by directly stimulating any functioning auditory nerves inside the cochlea with electr... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Hearing Loss & Deafness
45
84%
Neurofibromatosis
1
100%
Tinnitus
1
100%
Overall, 85% (47 Members) find Cochlear Implant helpful
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Cochlear Implant Reviews

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I hear alot better, but there are time when it takes work. I do everything I can, my biggest problem is hearing peoples ignorance.
June 2009, it's working wonderfully! Left ear
Working / Worked
I got implanted on my left side at 16 years old. Since then, I've been able to pick up much more higher-pitched sounds. However, I still depend on my right ear (with hearing aid) to understand clarity and to make occasional phone calls.
Working / Worked
SSD and have had implant for 2 years. Working very well.
Working / Worked
works very well....thank goodness for technology
Working / Worked
For me it was a challenge and a risk to dive into cochlear implants due to Menieres. But it all worked out in the end and I am hearing quite well.
Working / Worked
Completely stopped the very loud tinnitus in dead ear. For some reason it made the other side quiet down too. I guess it is just getting what it wants and shuts up.
Working / Worked
A miracle and lifesaver
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I love my cochlear implant. I went back to school after getting it and now am a LPN for local ci doctor.
Working / Worked
Caden has the hearing and communication of a 7 month old
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