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Beyond a hearing aid - cochlear implants

Published On: Jun 05 2013 10:51:51 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2013 01:55:47 PM CDT

By Mayo Clinic News Network

Imagine what life would be like if you lost your hearing.

No music, sounds of nature or listening to the voices of your loved ones.

But some people with profound hearing loss do have options beyond a hearing aid.  In the right patients, cochlear implants offer the chance to hear again. 


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