What Are Cochlear Implants?
Not all people are born with the ability to hear. Some, on the other hand, acquire ear infections that leave them unable to hear. There are also people who get injured from accidents and have to live a life with a hearing disability. Learn more about cochlear implants by watching this video.
There have been developments in science and medicine over the years that have led to the possibility of a person who lost his hearing to regain that ability.
With a cochlear implant, this has been made possible.
There is a lot of certified cochlear implant doctor in the medical field who are now able to help children, men, and women in regaining their hearing ability. A cochlear implant is a tiny electronic device that electrically stimulates the cochlear nerve or the nerve used for hearing.
The implant has both internal and external. The external part is placed behind the ear. It receives sounds with a microphone, processes the sound, and transmits it to the internal part of the implant. It seems simple enough and people tend to confuse it with hearing aids. Hearing aids are not implants and they can be placed outside the ear.