Candidacy considerations

Who is a Cochlear™ implant candidate? Learn how to identify, evaluate and counsel patients who may benefit from one of our implantable hearing solutions.

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We design our products to deliver a better quality of hearing for people with different types of hearing loss.

Improving someone's hearing means many things, including helping them join conversations with friends and loved ones, thrive in their education or career and live a more rewarding life.

Determining who is a candidate for our range of treatments will vary depending on your country and local regulators.

We provide general guidelines, but please check with your relevant authority for specific information.

Disclaimer

This material is intended for health professionals. If you are a consumer, please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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