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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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free Science Museum London event for people using cochlear implants and their families

Missing the summer? Join us at the Science Museum for a full day of activities all about the Sun. You Read more…

Register NOW for BCIG Annual Conference 2019

BCIG Annual conference and AGM 2019 Connecting for Life, Southampton DATE AND VENUE Thursday 4th – Friday 5th April 2019 Read more…

UK annual update

Have a look at our updated statistics for the number of people with cochlear implants in the UK. Annual UK Read more…