Where can I find more information about my cochlear implant?
Both Advanced Bionics and Cochlear have a large amount of information on their websites:
Please be aware that the speech processors are very expensive and cost in the region of £5,000 each. It is therefore very important to have some way of securing it to your ear.
There are various options available to secure the processor, such as a ‘huggy’, ‘snugfit’, an ear mould or ‘Stick ‘n’ Stay’.
Some further information is available on the manufacturers websites:
If you would like to brighten up and personalise your processor, additional decorations and covers are available from some of the manufacturers and from a number of independent companies (if you buy any covers for your processor please ensure they are compatible with your model of processor before purchase):Cochlear implant costs poster