Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some suggestions for questions, but you probably have many more of your own:

  • What is living with the implant like on a daily basis for you/your child?
  • Is the audio processor comfortable?
  • Are there any activities you/your child can’t do while wearing the audio processor?
  • What difference has the implant made to your/your child’s life, both on a daily and a long-term basis?
  • What are the benefits of the implant?
  • Are there any downsides to the implant and how do you deal with them?
  • What was your/your child’s experience of learning to speak or rehabilitation?
  • How does your child’s speech compare with that of other children their age?
  • Are you happy with the decision you made?
  • Would you recommend an implant to someone else?
  • Is there anything you would do differently?

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You can quickly and easily ask a question to our HearPeers volunteer mentors who are here to share their experiences and help with non-medical questions about life with a hearing implant. Submit your question to them using this form.
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