Nucleus® sound processors

We offer a choice of sound processors to fit an individual's lifestyle and preference. A hearing health professional can help an adult or child find the one that’s for them.

Asian boy with Nucleus Sound Processor talking to his dad via Facetime

Nucleus® sound processors are designed to work hard so adults and children don't have to strain to hear.

By helping their hearing they can strengthen their connection to their world.

Learn more about Nucleus sound processors and the different options and features available.

"For us, we are simply so indescribably happy that this technology is available to us and we can benefit from it."

- Eva, mother of Teresa, Cochlear™ implant recipient 


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.

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Views expressed are those of the individual. Consult your health professional to determine if you are a candidate for Cochlear technology.


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