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Cochlear Implants / Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions

An implantable hearing solution, or hearing implant, includes cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing systems. Some brand names are Baha and Pronto for bone anchored systems, and Harmony, Nucleus, and Maestro for cochlear implants. Major manufacturers include Cochlear Americas (Click Here), Med-El (Click Here), and Advanced Bionics (Click Here).

Hearing Loss Association of Washington page on Cochlear Implants LINK  
A primer with links to manufacturers and also to implant centers in Washington State.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Cochlear Implant Page 
LINK 
What Is a cochlear implant? How does a cochlear implant work? Who gets cochlear implants? How does someone receive a cochlear implant? What does the future hold for cochlear implants? Where can I get additional information?

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Cochlear Implants Page  LINK 
What is a Cochlear Implant? Benefits and Risks of Cochlear Implants. FAQ. FDA-Approved Cochlear Implants. What Educators Need to Know. Before, During, & After Implant Surgery. Recalls and Safety.