Your lifelong hearing partner

We are commited to being your dedicated partner for a lifetime of hearing.

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When people choose a hearing solution, they also choose a lifelong hearing partner. We take the responsibility very seriously. This is another important reason why around the world, seven out of ten people who choose a cochlear implant choose Cochlear as their hearing partner1.

As your hearing partner, we’re committed to:

  1. New hearing technologies

    As our technologies improve, so too can your hearing. As new innovations become available, you’ll have the opportunity to upgrade without the need for further surgery.
  2. Innovation through knowledge

    We work with leading specialists in over 20 countries on advanced research and development designed to improve our products, and your hearing.
  3. Implant reliability

    Cochlear's implants are the most reliable in the industry2-7.
  4. Learn more about our leading implant reliability.

  5. Ongoing support

    We do everything we can to support you. We have recipients in more than 100 countries and an extensive global network of clinical support staff and service centres. You’ll also find a range of convenient online support services.






Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.


  1. This figure relates to a global market share estimate - as at May 2012 – based on Cochlear Limited and independent analyses of registered Cochlear Limited recipients and (cochlear implant) industry implantation statistics.
  2. Cochlear Limited. Cochlear™ Nucleus® Reliability Report. Sydney, Australia: Cochlear Limited; 2015. Document D705198 ISS2 APR15.
  3. Advanced Bionics, 2014 Total System Reliability Update "028-M476-03" accessed from website 16 April 2015
  4. MED-EL Data published on their website,, 16 April 2015.
  5. International standard ISO 5841-2. Implants for surgery — cardiac pacemakers — part 2: reporting of clinical performance of populations of pulse generators or leads. Geneva (Switzerland): International Organization for Standardization; 2000.
  6. European consensus statement on cochlear implant failures and explantations. Otol Neurotol. 2005 Nov;26(6):1097-9
  7. Battmer RD, Backous DD, Balkany TJ, Briggs RJ, Gantz BJ, van Hasselt A, et al. International classification of reliability for implanted cochlear implant receiver stimulators. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Oct;31(8):1190-3.