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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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Statement re cochlear implant surgeries and COVID-19 pandemic

We are very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic and our thoughts are with everyone affected; we thank healthcare workers for Read more…

Graham Fraser Memorial Lecture 2020: Professor Christine Yoshinaga Itano

We are also delighted to announce that Professor Christine Yoshinaga Itano from Boulder (Colorado, USA) is the recipient of this Read more…

Newsletter – Winter 2020

The latest newsletter is now available to view. Thank you to all that have contributed to this number. BCIG Newsletter Read more…