Advantages of Cochlear implants may include the ability to:

  • Hear environmental and conversational sounds at normal listening levels.
  • Detect and identify sounds in the environment, such as the doorbell, car horns, and the telephone
  • Keep their vocal loudness at an appropriate level
  • Interpret conversations more accurately and with less effort
  • Understand speech without lip-reading
  • Develop the ability to use telephones
  • Ability to listen and appreciate music