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Some kinds of hearing damage can be repaired, but that may require learning how to listen all over again.

Michael Chorost has a cochlear implant, an electronic device that bypasses damaged ear structures and transmits sounds from the outside world to the auditory nerve and on to the brain. The implant allowed Michael to hear again—but it was more complicated than simply flipping a switch. We’ll post more on Michael’s story soon.

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Find out how a cochlear implant helped one man regain the ability to listen.
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