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    Cochlear Implants Directory

    Cochlear implants are small electronic devices that help improve hearing and speech for those with hearing loss. There is little risk of complications from cochlear implants. Those with severe hearing loss who receive no benefit from normal hearing aids are good candidates for cochlear implants. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how cochlear implants work, the risks and benefits, what to expect, and much more.

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    An overview that includes latest findings about hearing, digital and wireless hearing aids that interact with smart phones and apps, miniaturized hearing aids, and more.

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