Making Cochlear Implants an Easier Choice

Specialty clinic’s bundles and single-day services are changing the trajectory for people with hearing loss.

Untreated hearing losses have known associations with depression and cognitive function. Individuals with impaired hearing are often cut off from multiple sources of social support, information and stimulation. Yet despite the availability of treatment to restore near-normal auditory comprehension, only five percent of candidates for cochlear implant receive it.