In case you missed them, take a look back at our top Cochlear stories from 2017!


Nucleus 7 Sound Processor

Nucleus 7 is here: The world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor

The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is the world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor to allow users to stream sound from iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® directly to their sound processor, offering greater accessibility, connectivity and wireless solutions.

Cochlear implant tattoos

Loved ones celebrate Cochlear implants with tattoos

Two parents and a grandfather celebrate their children and grandchild’s Cochlear implants with tattoos, a permanent recognition of the gift that let their loved one hear.


cochlear implant for adults

Not just for kids: Implantable hearing solutions for adults with hearing loss

A common myth we’ve heard from adults seeking hearing loss solutions is that implantable solutions are only for kids, which is simply not true. There are a variety of implantable hearing solutions available for adults today particularly when hearing aids are not providing optimal benefit.


Parents act fast to give their 2-year-old with bacterial meningitis his hearing back

Alexis W., mom to Martin, looks back on her son’s scary bout of bacterial meningitis, which took his hearing. Having never dealt with hearing loss and not knowing about cochlear implants, Martin’s parents had to act fast to ensure he’d have access to sound again.


Cochlear implant recipient finds loveWith a simple right swipe, Cochlear Implant recipient finds love

In this age of dating, you’re able to meet people over apps having never talked to them in person. In this age of technology, a cochlear implant recipient who has had their implant nearly all their life doesn’t feel the need to tell a soon-to-be-date that they have a cochlear implant. With a swipe right, this is where Grayson S. and Brynne T.’s love story starts.

For more information on implantable hearing loss solutions for you or a loved one, click here.

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The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation) and iPod touch (6th generation) using iOS 10.0 or later.
Renee Oehlerking
Renee Oehlerking is the Public Relations Manager at Cochlear Americas where she is responsible for the region’s public relations and consumer marketing social media. Renee enjoys uncovering, telling and showcasing the inspiring stories of hearing implant recipients. As a recent transplant to Denver, Colorado, Renee enjoys exploring all that the state has to offer outdoors.