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
Cochlear™ Nucleus® implants are the most reliable in the industry.*1
Along with hearing performance, that's a crucial reason why Cochlear is the most chosen1 hearing implant company.
Most reliable today**
With more than 550,000 implants worldwide,1 no other company can match us for implant reliability.1-3
We meet and report against independent global standards for implant reliability, publishing data of every implant generation, past and present.4-7
Latest 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
When you choose Cochlear, you not only choose quality, you also choose our commitment to your hearing experience.
Implant reliability over time1-3
Most reliable for children
When choosing a hearing implant for your child, we understand you want the best. With a market-leading implant reliability rate of 99.75% Cumulative Survival Percentage (CSP) for children for our latest generation implant,1 this means choosing Cochlear.
Latest 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 379,000 registered Cochlear Nucleus implants worldwide1, Cochlear leads the way as the most trusted 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 30 years. Discover why Holly says, "I choose quality. I choose Cochlear."
Holly is an immediate family member of an employee of Cochlear Limited.