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Volume 6 Issue 7 - September 15, 2009

Cochlear launches implantable hearing solutions in India

D.N.I.S. News Network, India: Cochlear Limited, an Australia based company, has launched 3 new technologies – Cochlear Hybrid, Cochlear Nucleus 5 and Cochlear Baha B.P. 100 in India. The next - generation implantable hearing solutions are designed for people with partial deafness, moderate to profound deafness and single - sided deafness.

"Cochlear implant technology could benefit more than 3 million children and adults in India,” said Mark Salmon, President, Cochlear Asia – Pacific.

The fifth generation implant technology would cost Rs. 5.3 lakh at the lower end and Rs. 9.50 lakh at the higher-end.

The company will offer implant surgeries at 40 centres across the country. The company has successfully conducted 3,500 implant surgeries in the last 10 years in India.

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