A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device for patients experiencing a high level of hearing loss. Hearing aids are limited in providing usable benefit for patients with profound deafness, typically those who qualify for cochlear implants. Whereas a hearing aid limits the amount of amplification (gain), giving many feedback difficulties, the cochlear implant bypasses the damage to the cochlea – the true cause of your hearing loss. There are specific FDA regulations on cochlear implants however, a typical candidate may experience:
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