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Cochlear implants are U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved, surgically-implanted medical devices that treat hearing loss. Cochlear implants replace the function of a damaged inner ear (cochlea) and are designed to mimic natural hearing.
Who is a candidate?Once our Audiologist determines your candidacy based on your audiometric findings. A diagnostic hearing test will be performed as well as specialized speech testing. Here are some of the guidelines:
- Individuals 12 months of age or older
- Moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears
- Limited benefit from amplification defined by preoperative test scores of ≤ 50% sentence recognition in the ear to be implanted and ≤60% in the opposite ear or binaurally Coastal Alabama Hearing offers continued care for Cochlear Implant patients
Coastal Alabama Hearing offers continued care for Cochlear Implant patients.
To learn more, please click below to visit the Cochlear website.