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An Aid to Hearing

A cochlear implant bypasses the damaged part of the inner ear and sends signals to the auditory nerve, unlike a hearing aid, which amplifies sound.

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One Implant Made an Impact. Might Two Do Even More?
Article | If anyone had suggested to me just a few years ago that my deaf daughter should undergo intricate operations on both ears to receive cochlear implants, I would have recoiled. Believe me, I wanted Ruthie to be able to hear -- and speak. Her progressive hearing loss had been identified when she was...

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