How to use ForwardFocus to help you hear your best in noisy situations

Feel part of every conversation and immerse yourself in the moment. With ForwardFocus, your Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor more powerfully reduces unwanted background noise, so you can better hear the face-to-face conversation.1

Learn how to operate ForwardFocus using the Nucleus Smart App and how to get the most from this feature.


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ForwardFocus is a clinician-enabled feature that can be user controlled or automated.


  1. Cochlear Limited. D1964109 CLTD5804 Clinical Investigation Report – (2022 Feb).