Cochlear Implants

Information about Cochlear Implants

Published on September 25, 2014

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Cochlear Implants: Cochlear Implants PowerPoint Presentation: Cochlear implants is an electronic medical device that replaces the function of the damaged inner ear. PowerPoint Presentation: Unlike hearing aids, which make sounds louder, cochlear implants do the work of damaged parts of the inner ear (cochlea) to send sound signals to the brain. Cochlear Implants Benefits: Cochlear Implants Benefits Cochlear implants can help people who : Have severe to profound sensorineural (inner ear) hearing loss in both ears Receive no real hearing benefit from hearing aids Have poor speech recognition Children in particular stand to gain significant benefit in hearing performance as a result of the increased sound stimulation during the developmental "window" that occurs during early childhood How Cochlear Implant Works?: How Cochlear Implant Works? Here's how it works: An external sound processor captures sound and converts it into digital code The sound processor transmits the digitally-coded sound through the coil to the implant The implant converts the digitally coded sound into electrical impulses and sends them along the electrode array, which is positioned in the cochlea (inner ear) The implant's electrodes stimulate the cochlea's hearing nerve, which then sends the impulses to the brain where they are interpreted as sound. What factors can affect Cochlear Implants?: What factors can affect Cochlear Implants? How long has the patient lived with hearing loss How severe their hearing loss is The condition of the cochlea (inner ear) Other medical conditions Practice using their cochlear implant system Cost of Cochlear Implants: Cost of Cochlear Implants The costs of cochlear implants vary widely depending on a number of factors, including the duration and extent of a patient's hearing loss prior to surgery. Cochlear Implants in Australia: Cochlear Implants in Australia Art of Hearing is Perth's most affordable hearing aids Service Summary Free hearing checks Hearing aids from all leading manufacturers Comprehensive audiological assessments Discounts to Seniors Card holders Hearing aid repairs and servicing Our Locations: Our Locations The Art of Hearing Australia (Primary Perth Clinic) 2/2 Ecko Rd, Mt Nasura Armadale  WA 6112, Australia Other Locations : Kwinana , Kardinya and Padbury PowerPoint Presentation: Visit us at : http ://www.artofhearing.com.au / Write us : [email protected] Call us :  (08) 9390-8811

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