Originally Posted by LoveBlue
Sorry, but you will be deaf even after getting the CI. It is only an "assistive listening device", not a cure for deafness.
That although you're right, that a CI is technically speaking not a cure for deafness. However, we still really don't know if something else will still not come along somewhere down the road such as hair cell regeneration, stem cells research, gene therapy, etc, just to mention a few.