Originally Posted by deafdude1
CIs have been around since we were born so I don't understand all the hype. I am seeing people that benefit(or could) from the best HAs getting CI. I would pay the $50,000 cost to have the unaided audiogram they have rather than a CI.
It didn't occur to you that maybe CI the hype comes from word of the mouth rather than "the next best thing"? How can 25 year old technology STILL be the next best thing? Isn't that saying that cell phones are the next best thing?