Home > Medical > Hearing management > FAQs 17 December 2008 Do cochlear implants give someone normal hearing? The apparatus doesn't normalise hearing and the sound that is generated by the implant differs from normal hearing. 0 Ask Hearing Care expert » 7 week old baby smiles as he hears for the first time Deaf and drop-dead gorgeous The apparatus doesn't normalise hearing and the sound that is generated by the implant differs from normal hearing, although this difference is decreasing rapidly as technology is advancing. More in Medical Do doctors always know what causes hearing loss? More: Hearing managementFAQs SPONSORED: We want your Facebook like Join our Facebook community and help us reach 100 000 likes fast! advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Lifestyle 'Dance4Demand' on Global Female Condom Day Mental health Judge Masipa 'reads' Oscar's mind Medical Male pattern baldness tied to prostate cancer risk Mental health Is Oscar Pistorius really writing a book? Medical US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough? News Keep prescription meds away from kids! From our sponsors Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.