Monday 8 October 2018

New age hearing loss treatment – Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants are fast replacing regular hearing aids and the feedback from uses has been increasingly positive when it comes to the treatment of hearing loss.

What is a cochlear implant?

It is the hair cells of the cochlea (inner ear) is damaged could cause hearing loss. Cochlear implants are actually electronic medical devices which can replace the functions of a damaged inner ear. Think of it as a prosthetic, but only it helps in restoring the ability to hear. It is a lot different than conventional hearing aids. While conventional hearing aids only make the sounds louder by amplifying it, cochlear implants helps sound signals to bypass any of the damaged hair cells in the cochlea (or inner ear) to directly provide sound signals to the brain.

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Who can they help?

Cochlear implant technology can help anybody with a severe hearing loss in both ears. Most people with severe hearing loss find no help or benefits from regular hearing aid centre Coimbatore. They can be positively benefited through cochlear implants. 

The Benefits of Cochlear Implant

Cochlear Implants have often been described as extremely beneficial for hearing loss. First of all, one can hear better with cochlear implants than with hearing aids. That is because, while hearing aid centre only amplifies sound waves or makes it louder, cochlear implants actually help to avoid any damaged hair cells in the inner ear and help send sound signals to the brain.  This means sound distinction is better with cochlear implants.

There is a lot of feedback generated and the voice is unclear. In comparison to that, cochlear implants are way clearer and louder. Music  and other tonal sounds are clearer which means  enhanced safety.



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