Treatment for Hearing Loss at Swedish Medical Center, Denver
Hearing Implants from the CNI Rocky Mountain Cochlear Implant Center—the Largest in the Rocky Mountain Region
Across the U.S., nearly one percent of Americans suffer from hearing loss so profound that conventional hearing aids do not provide benefit. Thanks to a technological breakthrough, however, many of these people can receive significant benefit from a device known as a Cochlear implant. At the The CNI Center for Hearing, we combine this state-of-the-art science with a team of caring health professionals to help patients ranging from infants to the aged, making us the leading cochlear implant center in the Rocky Mountain region.
Hearing Conditions We Treat
- Acoustic Neuromas
- Chronic Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
- Dizziness, Vertigo and Balance Disorders
- Facial Nerve Problems (Bell’s Palsy)
- Hearing Loss (Progressive and Sudden, including Noise-Induced Hearing Loss)
- Ménière's disease
- Skull-based tumors
Specialized, Coordinated Care for Hearing Impaired Patients
A comprehensive team of specialists work together to provide the highest level of care to patients at every stage of their diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. This team is comprised of neurotologists, audiologists, speech/language therapists and nurse specialists.
The CNI Rocky Mountain Cochlear Implant Center is the region's largest and most comprehensive cochlear implant program. The Center's goal is to improve sound detection and communication ability for both children and adults who suffer from severe to profound hearing loss. The professionals at the Center realize use of this technology is one option available to patients, and is a choice made by each individual patient. The Center's team approach assures that each patient's care is thorough and comprehensive; from initial evaluation to rehabilitation. For more information, visit the CNI Hearing Center's Web site.
State-of-the-Art Technology for Treating Hearing Loss
Our team utilizes leading-edge diagnostic equipment and testing procedures, surgical techniques and FDA-approved cochlear implants to achieve the following goals:
- Determine causes of hearing loss
- Evaluate extent of hearing loss as well as residual hearing
- Provide consultation regarding cochlear implant technology and expectations
- Perform out-patient cochlear implant surgical procedures
- Customize external components of cochlear implant systems
- Provide regular follow-up care and programming