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"Voices of Family Members" #1 Sound Americans Would Miss if They Lost Their Hearing

May 2, 2019

With an estimated 122 million calls made on Mother’s Day, how can hearing loss affect crucial connections with friends and family members? Read on for more information and to see how your readers ca...   Read More

MED-EL USA Announces 2019 Ideas4Ears Grand Prize Winner

March 1, 2019

In honor of World Hearing Day on Sunday, March 3, I’m sharing some fun and exciting news from MED-EL USA. The company has selected their 2019 Ideas4Ears competition winner – 8-year-old Jaylin Mace...   Read More

First U.S. BONEBRIDGE Hearing Implant System Successfully Implanted

November 29, 2018

MED-EL USA announced today that the country’s first BONEBRIDGE™ Hearing Implant System surgery was completed at Texas Children’s Hospital.   Read More

MED-EL USA Launches 2018-19 Ideas4Ears Children's Invention Contest

November 12, 2018

In honor of World Inventors‘ Day, the company is launching the 2018-19 Ideas4Ears Children’s Invention Contest. Last year, there were two winners from America who won a trip to MED-EL’s internat...   Read More

MED-EL USA Obtains FDA De Novo Clearance for BONEBRIDGE Bone Conduction Implant System

July 24, 2018

MED-EL USA announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted de novo clearance for the BONEBRIDGE bone conduction hearing implant system for individuals 12 years and older w...   Read More

FDA Approves Industry's First Off-the-Ear Audio Processor with Wireless Charging: MED-EL's RONDO 2

May 17, 2018

The FDA has approved RONDO 2 Audio Processor with a revolutionary wireless charging pad. This is an industry first designed to charge the processor automatically, without extra wires and cables, and n...   Read More

MED-EL USA Receives FDA Clearance for ADHEAR, a Revolutionary Non-surgical Bone Conduction Hearing Solution

May 1, 2018

MED-EL USA, a leading provider of hearing implant solutions, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the next generation of non-surgical bone conduction hearing te...   Read More

New Survey Indicates Growing Openness About Hearing Loss, Particularly Among Family Members

September 1, 2017

Campaign urges grandchildren and grandparents to connect on September 10, Grandparent’s Day.August 30, 2017 – (DURHAM, NC) – In honor of National Grandparent’s Day on September...   Read More

MED-EL NEWS: Latest EXPLOREMAGAZINE Focuses on Ever-Present Phenomenon of Time and How it is Constantly Slipping Through Our Fingers

May 27, 2017

MED-EL has launched the latest issue of its flagship EXPLOREMAGAZINE, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of hearing loss through inspiring and extraordinary stories. In this edition, c...   Read More

MED-EL Announces Launch of ASM 2.0 Features for SONNET and SONNET EAS Audio Processors

May 12, 2017

New Features Incorporate Microphone Directionality and Wind Noise Reduction.May 10, 2017 – (DURHAM, NC) – MED-EL USA announced today the availability of Automatic Sound Management (ASM) 2....   Read More

MED-EL Launches Ideas 4 Ears Children's Competition to Discover the Next Generation of Inventors of Hearing Technology

May 2, 2017

Global competition launched to raise awareness of hearing loss and technology.May 1, 2017 – (DURHAM, NC) – MED-EL USA, a leading provider and inventor of hearing implant systems, today ann...   Read More

World Hearing Day Video Highlights Importance of Hearing Life's Great Moments

March 7, 2017

MED-EL launches campaign to promote greater hearing health globally.March 3, 2017 – (DURHAM, NC) – To mark World Hearing Day 2017, MED-EL, a leading provider of hearing implant solutions,...   Read More

MED-EL Convenes Global Hearing Implant Researchers for Age-Related Hearing Loss Workshop in New York

January 14, 2017

January 12, 2017 – (New York, NY) – More than 100 leading scientists and hearing health experts from around the world will gather starting today for a two-day scientific workshop sponsored...   Read More

MED-EL Launches New Spotify Playlist featuring Holiday Tunes

December 3, 2016

“MED-EL Music for the Holidays” Designed for Cochlear Implant Recipient and Family Enjoyment.   Read More

FDA Approves the MED-EL SYNCHRONY EAS Hearing Implant System

September 20, 2016

92 percent of clinical trial participants report improvement hearing in background noise in the first 12 months.September 16, 2016 – (Durham, NC) – MED-EL USA announced today the FDA appro...   Read More

MED-EL Announces the Acquisition of Bone Conduction Technology from Otorix AB

July 18, 2016

Innovative non-implantable system will expand MED-EL’s range of hearing solutions.July 15, 2016 – (Innsbruck, Austria) – MED-EL has announced the acquisition of the Adjoin bone condu...   Read More

MED-EL's COMBI 40+ Cochlear Implant Receives FDA Approval for 1.5T MRI with the Internal Magnet in Place

July 15, 2016

Approval Provides Historic Access to MRI for Cochlear Implant Recipients; July 14, 2016 – (DURHAM, NC) – Global hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL announced today the FDA approval of its COMBI 40...   Read More

FDA Approves Rechargeable Battery Options for MED-EL's SONNET Audio Processor

June 6, 2016

The SONNET Audio Processor with the Micro rechargeable battery will be the lightest on the marketJune 2, 2016 – (DURHAM, NC) – MED-EL announced today the FDA approval of two new rechargeab...   Read More

WaterWear for OPUS 2 and SONNET Receives FDA Approval

June 1, 2016

Completely submergible behind-the-ear audio processor covers available late summer 2016.May 31, 2016 – (Durham, NC) – MED-EL announced today the FDA approval of the WaterWear accessory for...   Read More

MED-EL Launches First Spotify Playlist Designed Specifically for Cochlear Implant Users

May 10, 2016

Listeners can Follow MED-EL to Tune In and Start Enjoying during May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month.May 9, 2016 – (DURHAM, NC) – In celebration of May’s Better Hearing and S...   Read More

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