What you’ll find on this page
- Learn why implant reliability is important.
- Discover why Cochlear™ Nucleus® implants are the most reliable today for both adults and children.
- Hear from Cochlear’s first ever child recipient — 30 years after she received her implant.
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 today^
No other implant manufacturer can match the reliability of our current generation implants.1-3
Current generation implant reliability1-3
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 children
When choosing a hearing implant for your child, we understand that you want the very best. Cochlear has market-leading implant reliability rates for children, with 99.71% CSP* within six years for our Nucleus Profile Series Implant and 100% CSP within one year for our Nucleus Profile Plus Series Implant.1
Current generation 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 410,000 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.