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Cochlear implant update

Hearing Loss | Last Active: Jun 15 7:55am | Replies (45)

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@somanod10

My hearing loss is server and I have been approached by Doctor about coculars. I have always been reluctant to start down a road that has no alternative if things don’t work out. Yes I understand not hearing, as when my hearings aids are out i am def.

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I would suggest you start by getting a cochlear implant for your worst ear. Then you will still have some hearing with hearing aid in your other ear. It is a safe and very common surgery and things rarely go wrong. And nearly every cochlear recipient is happy they have had it done. For me, after one month I was hearing more than I have heard in years. I now put on the sound processor on one ear, hearing aid in the left, and 90% of the time I forget I'm deaf. With the hearing aids it was horrible as I missed so much. Some situations are still challenging - busy restaurants in particular, but generally things are great.