In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, Will talk about the management if a child is born deaf.
Dr. Nishi explains that the management approach depends on the degree of the hearing loss, whether it is unilateral or bilateral. If the hearing loss is more than 90 dB, then the only treatment is the cochlear implant. Cochlear implant is an artificial device which is fitted behind the ear and the electrodes are fitted in the ear which can stimulates the nerves of hearing. These children are also followed by speech therapy which shows good improvement.