After getting an implant, the surgeon will recommend a healing period suitable for each individual. Adults and children may feel excited or nervous as they prepare to hear with their sound processor for the first time.
Learn what recipients can expect after surgery, how they can look after themselves or their loved ones, and what it's like to get the sound processor switched on.
It's also time to understand what's involved in hearing with the implant and how to get the most from it.
Make the most of your new hearing
There's more to hearing with a sound processor than just turning it on. Learning to hear takes patience and practice, but it’s worth every moment.
Recovery from cochlear implant surgery
After surgery, recipients will spend time recovering before their sound processor can be switched on. Learn what they can expect.
Recovery from bone conduction implant surgery
Learn about how recipients can care for themselves or their loved ones after surgery, and find out what to expect during recovery.
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 follow the directions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.