For your patients, this means uninterrupted hearing. When getting an MRI, all they have to do is take off their processor and headpiece prior to the MRI. And when the scan is done, put them back on to continue hearing.
The magnet in the HiRes Ultra 3D cochlear implant was tested to remain functional for life. In bench tests, the magnet keeps going without any fear of demagnetization or damage even after 200 3T MRI routines when undergoing an MRI procedure.6