Expanding Your Hearing with Cochlear Implants

Hearing loss, unfortunately, is a very common and isolating condition that affects people in different ways. It can be extremely frustrating for the individual involved, especially if they find they can’t do the same things they used to anymore.

Many people are quick to discard hearing aids, fearing they have accepted old age, when in fact it is doing the opposite by providing you with the tool to reengage with your life once more.

With technological advancements and scientific research over the years, specialists have identified the main concerns of hearing loss, which is clarity.

This research fuelled the concept behind a cochlear implant, which converts muffled sound into clearer hearing, allowing the individual to translate conversation better.

What are Cochlear Implants?

Essentially, a cochlear implant is an electronic device that is implanted into the cochlear, the snail-shaped part of the inner ear.

It is designed to compensate for the damaged structures of the inner ear, restoring access to sound for the wearer.

Its success at converting sound has sustained itself in both children and adults while also being used on small children as young as six months.

You can complete the form on this page and one of our friendly team will be in touch to schedule a hearing assessment and cochlear implant demonstration. 

Please Note: Cochlear Implant Appointments are only Available at our Draper and Riverton Offices

Dr. Meghan Mann Au.D with Patient at Cochlear Implant Fitting Appointment

An Implant Contains The Following Parts:

  • A speech processor, which helps with clarity
  • A microphone, which picks up sound from your environment
  • A transmitter and receiver/stimulator, which receives signals from the speech processor and converts them into electric impulses
  • An electrode array, which is a group of electrodes that collects impulses from the stimulator and sends them to different regions of the auditory nerve

All of these parts work together to give someone with a hearing loss a useful representation of sounds in the environment, helping them to understand speech.

House of Hearing is happy to demonstrate how a cochlear implant works and talk through the benefits you will expect to see.

Please complete the form on this page or call us at (801) 657-4175 to arrange a demonstration.

Meet Our Cochlear Implant Specialist

Cochlear Implants Specialist

Dr. Meghan Mann, Au.D.

Dr. Meghan grew up outside of Philadelphia and joined the House of Hearing in 2021 for her fourth-year residency.

She received her bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Disability Studies. She also graduated from West Virginia University with her clinical Doctorate of Audiology in 2022.

Her primary interests include diagnosis and treatment of vestibular and balance disorders and electrophysiological assessment of the audiovestibular system. She has received specialized training through the American Institute of Balance. She works closely with the ENT physicians and physical therapists to make sure each and every patient feels comfortable, well-informed, and genuinely cared for. Additionally, she performs diagnostic hearing evaluations and helps to onboard new Audiology Assistants and interns from the University of Utah and Utah State University.

Her favorite part of the job is being able to see patients get the treatment they need- whether it’s for patients with balance difficulties or those who are having trouble hearing.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, skiing in the winter and traveling when she can.


Schedule a Demonstration

Cochlear Implants can provide a viable solution for those with moderate to profound hearing loss who do not find benefits from wearing hearing aids.

They are an important tool that allows those who qualify for them to live a richer, more rewarding quality of life.

The House of Hearing are proud to offer cochlear implants among the various treatment options available to our patients.

Simply complete the form on this page and one of the team will be in touch to discuss the procedure and book you in for a hearing assessment and demonstration. 

Please Note: Cochlear Implant Appointments are only Available at our Draper and Riverton Offices

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