If you or a loved one are in need of hearing assistance, you may be looking into hearing aids vs cochlear implants. Each one is different and they have their own benefits. Someone who may need cochlear implants is someone who can not understand about 50% of what someone else is saying when they are using hearing aids. In this video, an expert goes over what these implants are and how they differ from hearing aids.
Many doctors try and implant a cochlear implant as early as possible in children. This is very beneficial to the child because they will have access to the sounds that they need to learn their first language and understand what is going on around them. So, if you are noticing that your child isn’t hearing well even with hearing aids in, it may be best to bring them to a specialist who can figure out if they do need a cochlear implant installed.
Watch this entire video to hear all about cochlear implants and how they are similar and different from hearing aids. Understand why they may be beneficial for you or your child. It’s important to contact a doctor who specializes in this care if you have any concerns or questions.