Why some people turned down a ‘medical miracle’ and decided to stay deaf | Insider

• Many deaf people are encouraged to get a cochlear implant.

• It’s a high-tech medical device that helps the deaf perceive sound. 

• But these devices aren’t as simple as they seem — and they’re not a “cure” for deafness. 

• INSIDER spoke with deaf people who have stopped using cochlear implants to learn why they’re not always a medical miracle. 

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