Many factors determine the degree of success the surgery of the Cochlear Implant. The hearing history of a patient is taken into account when considering the possibility of the Cochlear Implant Surgery.
The following are some of the conditions that would fall into the candidacy for surgery of a patient:
- Profound hearing impairment in both ears.
- Willing to work on rehabilitation and therapy.
- Not obtaining enough hearing from all other devices.
- Having an auditory nerve in working condition.
- Being in good conditions for surgery.
- Understanding the real possibilities of recovery and obtaining hearing within normal expectations.
- Having lived without hearing