What is a cochlear implant?

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Children that are born with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss, or even neural hearing loss, can benefit greatly from a cochlear implant. Cochlear implants are very different from regular hearing aids. To learn more about them, click here. This site is a good overview of how cochlear implants work and who might be a candidate for the device.

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