Cochlear implants changing lives for children - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Cochlear implants changing lives for children

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Hearing loss is one of the most common birth defects, but if it's caught early, there are treatment options such as hearing aids.

For some children with more severe hearing loss, cochlear implants are helping. It's a device that is surgically implanted in the ear.

FOX6 News anchor Beth Shelburne explains how they work and how they are different from other types of hearing loss treatments.

 

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