Getting a cochlear implant is a life-changing decision and it’s common to feel overwhelmed by the volume of information available and daunted about making the right choice. Our video resources below offer insights into questions that are commonly asked by those considering a cochlear implant for themselves, their child or a loved one. We will be sharing stories from recipients who have been through the cochlear implant process themselves, as well the experiences of surgeons and healthcare professionals that work with CI recipients daily.
Carol, an AB recipient, describes overcoming the challenges associated with severe to profound hearing loss and how her family & CI community supported her decision.
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Stuart McNaughton, an AB recipient, discusses his experience with the Naída CI Connect for direct Bluetooth streaming and hands-free phone calls.
Professionals discuss how you can improve not only your hearing, but also your quality of life by wearing a hearing aid with your cochlear implant.
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Elaine Burke, audiological scientist at Belfast Auditory Implant Center, describes the center's first experience with the Ultra 3D cochlear implant for a patient that required an emergency MRI scan.
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Mr. Anirvan Banerjee and Mr. Sherif Khalil, consultant ENT surgeons from the UK, discuss the likelihood of needing an MRI and how compatible implants, like the Ultra 3D, help to keep life hassle free.
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Sam Johnson, Hearing Therapist at Southampton Auditory Implant Centre and CI recipient, discusses her experience learning to enjoy listening to music again and shares her personal tips on how to optimize your chances of success.
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Julie Hughes, CEO at the Elizabeth Foundation for Preschool Deaf Children describes how well children do nowadays with early intervention combined with good technology and everyone working together.