Restoring your confidence
If your hearing aids are not as helpful as you would like, a Cochlear implant may give you the speech clarity to regain your confidence in social situations.
How are cochlear implants different from hearing aids?
Hearing aids help many people by making the sounds they hear louder. As hearing loss progresses, sounds need to not only be made louder, they need to be made clearer.
Cochlear implants can help you hear sounds you no longer hear with your hearing aids, especially high-frequency sounds (such as grand children and birds singing), and help to give you speech clarity.
A cochlear implant may be for you if you answer YES to any of the below questions:
Mariann’s mind feels sharper after treating hearing loss with a cochlear implant
Hearing implant journeys
I dropped a pen on my desk to my amazement I heard the pen hit the desk and roll-over! This may sound simple and maybe not even earth shaking but I heard it with the Cochlear! I am truly grateful for the help that you and everyone at Ear Science, Subiaco Gwelup and Joondalup have given to me.
“I had never heard water, splashing, underwater…anything. But that sound when you go under, it’s unreal. I almost cried.”
After switch on, the feeling was brilliant. Being able to hear things from all directions was a new sensation. Hearing the seatbelt slide over my shoulder was something that I had never heard before. It was the little, subtle things that made the biggest impact. There is a mentor program in place to assist people with their decisions by speaking to previous recipients.
“It has made a huge positive difference to my life and has been a dramatic improvement from the hearing aids. Over the years, I have told many people the same thing, to go ahead and do something about it if you are using hearing aids and they just aren’t good enough. Go ahead and consider a cochlear implant because it makes a big positive difference.”
Professor Russell F. Waugh