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MED-EL SYNCHRONY- December 2019

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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


MED-EL Launches "Inside Story" Series at CI2016 to Give Consumers Access to the Latest Research News in the Cochlear Implant Community

May 6, 2016

May 5, 2016 – (DURHAM, NC) – Global hearing implant leader MED-EL announced today the launch of the “Inside Story” interview series to provide consumers with an inside look at...   Read More


World Hearing Day Video Highlights Benefits of Early Treatment for Childhood Hearing Loss

March 3, 2016

Global campaign to support World Hearing Day raises awareness of early intervention.Innsbruck, Austria – (March 3, 2016) – Today is World Hearing Day – an initiative led by the World...   Read More


First U.S. Patient Receives MED-EL's SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant

March 24, 2015

UNC implants patient with history of back surgery, need for future MRI.March 24, 2015 – (DURHAM, NC) –MED-EL USA officials announced that the first SYNCHRONY cochlear implant has successfu...   Read More


FDA Approves MED-EL's SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant

January 23, 2015

SYNCHRONY is the first and only cochlear implant approved for 3.0T MRI without magnet removal.January 23, 2015 – (DURHAM, NC) - MED-EL USA announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administr...   Read More


MED-EL Founders Ingeborg Hochmair, PhD, and Professor Erwin Hochmair Awarded 2015 Russ Prize from the National Academy of Engineering

January 7, 2015

INNSBRUCK, Austria, January 7, 2015. The National Academy of Engineering announced today that bioengineering pioneers and MED-EL Medical Electronics GmbH co-founders Ingeborg Hochmair, PhD, and Profe...   Read More


FDA Approves WaterWear for MED-EL's RONDO

December 11, 2014

Completely submergible cover allows full moisture protection with the freedom of an all-in-one cochlear implant audio processor.December 11, 2014 - DURHAM, N.C. - MED-EL USA announced today the FDA ap...   Read More


FDA Approves New SONNET Audio Processor and MAESTRO 6.0 Software from MED-EL

December 11, 2014

SONNET Audio Processor offers unprecedented access to latest hearing implant technology for all MED-EL cochlear implants over the last 20 years.December 11, 2014 - DURHAM, N.C. - MED-EL USA announced...   Read More


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