4 doctors weighed in:

What are disadvantages of cochlear implants?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Few

Cannot have an MRI scan easily with a cochlear implant.
You may have to hear things that you don't want to hear. The advantages so far outway the disadvantages. There is almost no reason not to implant in a child or adult that qualifies for this technology.

In brief: Few

Cannot have an MRI scan easily with a cochlear implant.
You may have to hear things that you don't want to hear. The advantages so far outway the disadvantages. There is almost no reason not to implant in a child or adult that qualifies for this technology.
Dr. Neil Giddings
Dr. Neil Giddings
Thank
Read more answers from doctors