Hybrid™ Hearing for children

Being able to hear opens up a world of possibilities for children and parents. Find out how Cochlear™ Hybrid™ Hearing* may help your child get back the sounds they're missing.

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About Cochlear Hybrid Hearing for children

Hybrid Hearing uses any natural low-frequency hearing your child may have after cochlear implant surgery, while providing access to the sounds they're missing, for a richer hearing experience. 

Hybrid Hearing is compatible with our broad Nucleus® Electrode portfolio.

A hearing health professional who specializes in all types of hearing technology, including implantable hearing solutions, will be able to advise if your child may benefit from Cochlear Hybrid Hearing. Find one today. 

Introducing the Cochlear™ Nucleus® System

Cochlear Hybrid Hearing is part of our Nucleus Implant System portfolio. With our Cochlear Nucleus Implant System, we help your child hear their best with more choices of wearing options, wireless connectivity solutions and personalized services. This means providing your child with an innovative cochlear implant solution that includes the world's most reliable implant1-3, Apple® and Android™  device compatibility and hearing performance for a lifetime.

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Please seek advice from your medical practitioner or health professional about treatments for hearing loss. They will be able to advise on a suitable solution for the hearing loss condition. All products should be used only as directed by your medical practitioner or health professional. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative.

Views expressed by Cochlear recipients and hearing health providers are those of the individual. Consult your hearing health provider to determine if you are a candidate for cochlear technology and to understand the associated risks and benefits. Individual results may vary.

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*The Acoustic Component should only be used when behavioral audiometric thresholds can be obtained and the recipient can provide feedback regarding sound quality. The Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid acoustic component is not compatible with the Kanso Sound Processor.

Apple, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Android and Google Play are registered trademarks of Google Inc.


  1. Cochlear Nucleus Implant Reliability Report. Volume 16 | December 2017. D1175804. Cochlear Ltd; 2018.
  2. Hearing Implant Reliability Reporting | MED-EL [Internet]. Medel.com. 2018 [cited 6 March 2018]. Available from: http://www.medel.com/au/reliability-reporting/
  3. 2017 Global Implant Reliability Report. 027-N025-02. Advanced Bionics AG and affiliates.; 2017.