A cochlear implant (CI) is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. Cochlear implants may help provide hearing in patients who are deaf because of damage to sensory hair cells in their cochlea.
At Ear & Hear clinic, we provide complete pre and post-operative assessment, mapping services, auditory-verbal therapy and consultation for leading Cochlear Implants available around the world.
The cochlear implant system consists of:
an external part made up of a microphone, a sound processor and transmitting coil an internal part – cochlear implant that must be surgically implanted made up of a internal coil, a receiver stimulator and multiple electrode arrays