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WHAT IS COCHLEAR IMPLANT?

WHAT IS COCHLEAR IMPLANT?

A complex, small device that can provide sense of sound to someone who had severe hard of hearing & profoundly deaf.

This device need to be install in 2 ways:

  1. One part which is the processor need to be placed behind the ear
  2. Second part need to be surgically placed under the skin

Cochlear implant consist 4 basic components:

  1. Microphone : pick up sound from environment
  2. Speech processor – select & arrange sound picked up by mic
  3. Transmitter & rec/ stimulator – receive signal from speech processor & convert to electrical impulse
  4.  Electrode array – A bunch of electrode that collect impulse & send to auditory nerve
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