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.
Understanding Cochlear Implants
Cochlear implants are surgically implanted devices for people with severe or profound hearing loss. Get the facts on cochlear implants and how they work.
Help for Parents of Children With Hearing Loss
Here are tips on recognizing a hearing problem in your child and getting the assistance he or she needs.
Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hearing loss.
How Today's Hearing Aids Can Help
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.
4 Steps to Severe Hearing Loss Treatment
Follow these 4 steps to get the most out of your hearing loss treatment.