What you’ll find on this page
- Why implant reliability is important.
- Why Cochlear™ Nucleus® implants are the most reliable today for both adults and children.
- The story of Cochlear's first commercial child recipient, Holly Taylor, who's relied on her implant for more than 30 years.
Reliability you can count on
Choosing a Cochlear implant is an important decision. Be it for yourself or a loved one, you want to trust that you are choosing the right hearing solution for today and for the future.
Along with hearing performance, the reliability of the implant you choose is a measure of quality and can provide peace of mind for the years to come. That's why it matters that Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implants are the most reliable in the industry.1-3
Most reliable today1-3
No other manufacturer can match our implant reliability. This graph compares currently available implants with over two years of reported reliability data. The implants shown have been available in market for comparable periods.
Note: Reliability data sourced from other manufacturers' reports:
Most reliable over time
Cochlear Nucleus implants are the most reliable on the market, today and over time.1-3
Transparency is important to us, so we meet and report against interdependent global standards for implant reliability, publishing data of every implant generation, past and present.4-8
Implant reliability over time1-3,**
Most reliable for children1,3
Cochlear leads the market in implant reliability for children. This graph compares currently available implants with over two years of reported reliability data. The implants shown have been available in market for comparable periods.
Implant reliability in children1,3
Note: MED-EL does not report data separately for adults and children which is required by the European and International consensus statements on cochlear implant reliability reporting.
With more than 440,000 registered Cochlear Nucleus implants worldwide1, Cochlear leads the way as the most chosen provider of implantable hearing solutions.^
Number of registered implants1, 3
MED-EL does not report number of registered cochlear implants.
Why cochlear implant reliability matters
Cochlear's first commercial child recipient, Holly Taylor, has relied on her Cochlear implant for more than 30 years. Discover why Holly says, "I choose quality. I choose Cochlear."
Holly is an immediate family member of an employee of Cochlear Limited.