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About cochlear implants

A cochlear implant is an electronic device which may be suitable for children and adults who receive no useful benefit from conventional hearing aids. Conventional hearing aids work by making sounds louder.

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Other implantable devices

Cochlear implants are not suitable for all profoundly deaf or deafened adults and children. There are some other options detailed for your information such as Assistive devices and other communication options.

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Cochlear implant FAQs

A list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about cochlear implants including information about how an implant can help; the operation; wearing one on a daily basis; and options for training when using one.

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CI2019: 16TH SYMPOSIUM ON COCHLEAR IMPLANTS IN CHILDREN

The CI 2019 Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implants (CI) took place July 11 – 13 in Miami in July 2019. Read more…

MED-EL Meet Up – Hearing Implant Information Day (Bristol, 23/11/2019)

MED-EL are holding a Hearing Implant Information Day on 23rd November in Bristol – this is a free event and Read more…

We did what you asked!

We responded to your feedback, and the BCIG membership year now runs for a year from the date you join Read more…