Cochlear implants keep getting better

Date: Tue Jan 22 2002 - 20:09:12 MST

I was surprised that Rush Limbaugh said that sounds were just like before his hearing loss. I didn't think that cochlear implants were *that* good yet.

Bionic ear brings sound to deaf
Cochlear implant beats expectations for many

...The devices cost about $30,000. Doctors say they are now working so well that they expect that as many as 200,000 Americans could have them within a decade opening a new world of sound for some and returning others to the world they once knew...



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