After the implantation, you will probably need to wait for minimum of 3 weeks until the place around the wound isn’t swollen, which is when you will start wearing your audio processor and thus, start hearing. The day of initial activation will be one of the most exciting moments on your CI journey. However, after the first fitting and activation, you will also have to actively work on your CI recovery, as the brain needs to learn to perceive the artifically generated sounds in a right way.

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