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COCHLEAR IMPLANTS

Indications and devices — Cochlear implants are surgically implanted prosthetic devices that electrically stimulate the cochlear nerve to provide hearing. The device consists of a battery-powered external processor (that looks like a hearing aid), a receiver coil implanted below the scalp, and an electrode inserted directly into the cochlea through a surgical opening. The criteria …

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Hearing loss – Types, Causes and Treatment (Cochlear Implant)

Hearing loss can cause far reaching effects: Irrespective of age, hearing loss can affect anyone at any time. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss is associated with social stigma, isolation, depression, low self-esteem, low confidence, risk of falls, accidents, high blood pressure, and other health issues. Whatever may be the consequences of hearing loss, it must be …

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