As you anticipate and prepare for the journey ahead, you may experience a range of emotions. Having a better understanding of what to expect along the way can help bring peace of mind. Get the information you need to prepare for what's to come, and access helpful resources to bring with you to your appointments.
“When we learned that Phoebe was profoundly deaf, it was scary not knowing whether she would ever be able to hear. We tried to find a solution to help her so she could have that rich, full life. Don’t let a diagnosis rob you of that time and that joy, because there are solutions and there is hope.”
- Cynthia S., Mother of Phoebe - Nucleus® recipient
Questions for your surgeon
Although hearing implant surgery is a routine operation, it’s important to be prepared for it. Here's what you need to know to talk through the procedure with your surgeon.
Cochlear implant surgery
Find out about cochlear implant surgery, including what happens and what to expect before and after the procedure.
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.
Views expressed are those of the individual. Consult your health professional to determine if you are a candidate for Cochlear technology.