Who needs a Cochlear Implant?

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