Patro A, Holder JT, Brown CL, DeFreese A, Virgin F, Perkins EL. Cochlear Implantation in Very Young Children With Single-Sided Deafness. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2023 May 26. PMID: 37232481 [PubMed]
Cochlear implants (CIs) for single-sided deafness (SSD) have only been approved for patients 5 years and older despite data supporting that younger children can also benefit from implantation. This study describes our institution's experience with CI for SSD in children 5 years and younger.