Who might be suitable for a Cochlear implant?
Cochlear implants are suitable for people of all ages with severe to profound hearing loss in both ears.
Adults and children
You can consider cochlear implants for people who:
Have severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears.
Get limited benefit from hearing aids.
Are motivated to attend programming sessions, aural rehabilitation sessions and practice listening in daily communication.
Have no medical contraindications.
Children of most ages can benefit from cochlear implants, and there is no upper age limit for cochlear implantation.