Priya received her MED-EL
cochlear implant at 10 years old
after not being able to hear for four years.
Now she likes to sing,
dance and go to school.
If you or someone you care about is affected by severe to profound hearing loss, a cochlear implant system from MED-EL may be an effective solution. A cochlear implant system is a medical option for individuals with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. For individuals with this type of hearing loss, hearing aids provide little or no benefit.
Users choose the MAESTRO Cochlear Implant System because it offers a superior hearing experience in real-life situations. The system contains features optimised for the appreciation of music and for listening in challenging situations.
MAESTRO consists of both an internal cochlear implant and an externally worn audio processor.
The OPUS 2 is the ideal choice for children and adults. It is the world's thinnest and lightest behind-the-ear (BTE) audio processor, making it especially suitable for little ears and all ears. The right fit for your active lifestyle with multiple wearing options, colours and optional assistive listening devices.More about the OPUS 2
The small, slim FineTuner fits easily into your pocket if you wish to carry it with you at all times. Changes made via the remote control allow the user to keep the audio processor on the ear for uninterrupted hearing.
Our goal is to deliver the best possible hearing to the recipients of our cochlear implants. With MED-EL's Triformance advantage, three unique benefits work together to provide optimal hearing performance.
For a full spectrum of sound, Complete Cochlear Coverage stimulates the whole cochlea to provide a more natural hearing experience.
To ensure a hearing future, Structure Preservation protects the delicate structures in the cochlea enabling our recipients to reach their fullest hearing potential, both now and in the future.
For a richer hearing experience, FineHearing delivers 250 unique pitches of sound with fine structure sound processing to provide an enhanced perception of tone and pitch in all frequencies.
Triformance represents the powerful synergy between Structure Preservation, Complete Cochlear Coverage, and FineHearing.
These elements work together to provide optimal hearing performance. Structure Preservation techniques allow a flexible electrode array to be gently inserted fully into the cochlea, thereby achieving Complete Cochlear Coverage while preserving delicate neural structures. Complete Cochlear Coverage provides FineHearing technology to the entire cochlea, which enables the perception of natural pitches throughout the full range of sound frequencies. FineHearing technology provides the optimal benefit only when the delicate cochlea has been protected through Structure Preservation.
While individually these features each provide a distinct benefit, it is the synergy of these technologies together that provides the best possible hearing performance for our cochlear implant recipients.
If you would like to learn more about receiving a cochlear implant you can read the four steps of receiving a cochlear implant. To be referred to a cochlear implant center, or for more information about cochlear implant systems from MED-EL, please contact us directly.
The second step in receiving a cochlear implant is implantation, a straightforward surgery performed under general anaesthesia. Do you have any questions about anaesthesia and cochlear implants? Learn more from expert Anaesthesiologist Dr. Roman German.
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