Hearing loss is caused when sound is no longer transmitted fully to the hearing nerve and brain. In cases where the amplifi cation provided by hearing aids isn’t enough, a cochlear implant is the standard treatment.
For those with severe-to-profound, or advanced hearing loss, making the decision to get a cochlear implant can be truly life-changing. This decision starts with understanding how cochlear implants can help.
At Advanced Bionics, we see the large number of people with hearing loss as an inspirational challenge—it’s not a statistic, it’s millions of individuals that we can help connect with their world.
Some hearing aid wearers may be a candidate for a cochlear implant if any of the following apply: