After getting an implant, your 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 important to understand what's involved in hearing with the implant and how to get the most from it.
Making the most of the 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 swithced on. Learn what they can expect.
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.