To demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of MED-EL cochlear implants in children 7 months to 5 years, 11 months of age who fall outside the FDA-approved candidacy criteria, but are not making enough progress with hearing aids and auditory therapy.
At each visit, we will assess your child's listening abilities and reprogram their speech processor(s). Children will be expected to wear the devices all waking hours. This study will involve surgical placement of the internal device.
Clinical or Medical
Child and Teen Health
Healthy Volunteer or General Population