Cochlear Implant (1)

This webpage explains all basic facts about cochlear implants.

A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that helps people hear. A cochlear implant is not the same thing as a hearing aid. The device is surgically implanted and works in a different way.

Contents

  • Who uses a cochlear implant?
  • How it works
  • How it is implanted
  • Risks of surgery
  • Recovery after surgery
  • Outlook
  • Living with an implant
  • References

Date: 05/21/2013
Author: Ashutosh Kacker
Organization: MedlinePlus
Reference: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007203.htm
Only for Members: No
Content type: Presentation
Tags: aids, cochlear implants, deaf people, hearing impaired
Categories: Aids & Appliances