What is the difference between hearing aids and cochlear implants?
Hearing aids help many people by making the sounds they hear louder. Unfortunately, as hearing loss progresses, sounds need to not only be made louder, they need to be made clearer. Cochlear implants can help give you that clarity, even in noisy environments².
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Many factors contribute to improved hearing performance. Research and decades of experience have demonstrated that cochlear implants can lead to improved:
Clarity, restoring access to missing sounds3
Hearing in noise and speech understanding4,5
Quality of life5
Are covered by many private health insurers.*
Are funded by state governments for eligible patients.
Involve a routine surgical procedure