Cochlear Implants are a surgical option for people who’s hearing is so severe that they cannot get good benefit from hearing aids. Many adults have chosen to get a cochlear implant because their hearing has deteriorated throughout their lifetime and even with excellent hearing aid technology they are unable to understand people clearly. Cochlear implants have an internal component, which is surgically implanted, and an external component that looks like a behind-the-ear hearing aid. Not everyone is a candidate for cochlear implant technology. Following your hearing test we’ll talk to you about this option if it is appropriate for your hearing loss and we’ll give you information on surgeons in the area that perform the procedure if you’re interested.
Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (Baha) are a surgical option for people with severe conductive hearing loss or single-sided deafness. Following you hearing test we’ll discuss this option with you if you are a candidate.