Get ready for life with your new hearing.
After getting your implant, your surgeon will recommend a healing period suitable for you. You may feel excited or nervous as you prepare to hear with your sound processor for the first time.
Learn what to expect after surgery, how to look after yourself or your loved one, and what it's like to get your sound processor switched on.
It's also time to understand what's involved in hearing with your 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, you will spend time recovering before your sound processor can be switched on. Learn what to expect.
Recovery from bone conduction implant surgery
Learn about caring for yourself or a loved one 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 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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