Final Pre-Operative Appointment
Soon you will need to decide on the brand and accessories of your cochlear implant, if you have not already. You would have discussed multiple factors with your hearing healthcare professionals and it is important that you take the time to consider what is right for you.
There are many technological advantages of the Advanced Bionics cochlear implant, helping you to hear your loved ones in some of the most challenging situations. Click here to read the benefits of the Advanced Bionics cochlear implant.
It is more than just technology though, you also have to choose a company who will be your hearing partner for life.
Once you have decided on a cochlear implant brand there are also a range of accessories to consider. For example, with Advanced Bionics you can get a top level compatible hearing aid to work with your cochlear implant. To see the inclusions with the Advanced Bionics cochlear implant system, click here to watch a short video.
Milestones on Your Hearing Journey
There are 10 key steps in your hearing journey to improving your hearing and quality of life with a cochlear implant. These are summarised below:
High powered hearing aids are no longer providing you adequate benefit
Your hearing healthcare professional identifies you as a potential candidate and the referral process for cochlear implant (CI) assessment commences
You will receive contact from someone with a CI, to help answer your questions
Initial appointment scheduled at CI centre
If you choose to proceed, next will be a follow-up appointment at CI centre
Appointment with Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon
Scheduling of surgery
Final pre-operative appointment
CI activation day
Why are you receiving this update?
You are receiving this update because your hearing healthcare clinician shared your details with us to help guide you through the process to be assessed for a cochlear implant to potentially improve your hearing and quality of life.
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