"A cochlear implant is an electrical device that directly stimulates the hearing nerve to restore hearing. At our hospital, we help patients improve their quality of life by managing severe to profound hearing loss with cochlear implants."
Cochlear Implant Program Goals and Outcomes
Our goals are to:
Educate each patient and family before surgery
Provide the best possible surgical experience
Provide lifelong care and support after surgery
Many of our pediatric cochlear implant recipients are able to:
Develop spoken language
Perform at grade-appropriate levels for both expressive and receptive language
Function and excel in mainstream education environments
Many of our adult cochlear implant recipients are able to:
Reconnect with family and loved ones
Perform at exceptionally high levels in the workforce
Avoid social isolation, depression and loneliness
Enjoy music and talk on the telephone
Every child has individual and specialized needs. We listen carefully to what his/her goals are as well.