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(The following information and links were provided by Bert Lederer, and are accurate as of November 2015.)

A must for starters whether just interested, a candidate, or a recipient

https://www.youtube.com/   Search “cochlear implants” for myriad of information and videos on all aspects of CI’s

https://www.facebook.com/    Search “cochlear implants” for many useful and many not useful pages

The Three Manufacturers

Links                            http://cochlearimplanthelp.com/support/

Advanced Bionics        http://www.advancedbionics.com/us/en/home.html

Cochlear                      http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/us/home

Med-El                          http://www.medel.com/us/

Informative Authoritative Sites

FDA            http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/CochlearImplants/

House Ear Institute     https://www.houseclinic.com/eardisease/cochlearimplants

Mayo Clinic                 http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cochlear-implants/basics/definition/prc-20021470

NIH                              http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/coch.asp 

Area Clinics

Bellingham Ear, Nose, and Throat (New patients only, Cochlear products only)      http://www.bellinghament.com/

Swedish           http://www.swedish.org/services/neuroscience-institute/our-services/hearing-and-skull-base-surgery

University of Washington         http://www.uwmedicine.org/health-library/Pages/cochlear-implants.aspx

Veterans Affairs                   http://www.pugetsound.va.gov/services/audiology.asp

Virgina Mason                  https://www.virginiamason.org/cochlear