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Cochlear Implant Surgery- Frequently Asked Questions

Cochlear Implant Surgery  Also referred to as bionic ear, the cochlear implant is a device that produces a sense of sound electronically. The cochlear implant provides a sense of hearing in patients who are hard of hearing, particularly because of damaged sensory hair cells in the cochlea.



The cochlea is a part of the inner ear that comprises of tiny hair cells. When there is damage to the tiny hair cells in the cochlea, sound cannot reach the auditory nerve. This type of hearing loss is called the sensorineural hearing loss.

The cochlear implants bypass the damaged hair cells and directly stimulate the auditory nerve. The implants allow sufficient hearing and unaided understanding of speech.

No doubt that the quality of sound with cochlear implants is different. It also allows lesser information to be perceived and processed by the brain. Yet, cochlear implants help in hearing and understanding speech and sound to a good extent. This offers great improvement in the quality of life of the…

Plastic Surgery Overseas- 4 Things Medical Tourists Must Know

Plastic Surgery OverseasTraveling overseas is not a big deal anymore and so is undergoing plastic surgery abroad. If you are getting a good deal on your plastic surgery abroad, it makes much sense to hop on a flight and undergo surgery in your chosen destination.

But things are not so simple. 
Undergoing plastic surgery itself is a serious decision and undergoing surgery abroad needs to be dealt with really carefully.
There are a few things which you should keep in mind before you hop on your flight for surgery overseas.
We list you 4 most important things you must know before you choose plastic surgery abroad.
1. The credibility of Medical Tourism Company– Like every industry, there are good and bad apples here. Since it’s not just travel for recreation, make sure the medical tourism company you choose a trustworthy medical tourism company which keeps your health and best interests in mind.
The company should understand the nuances and requirements of medical tourists and should not shy …