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Hearing with Two Ears

The Simple Way to Hear More

Hearing with two ears provides a more balanced and focused representation of sounds. You can take advantage of the natural way that your brain interprets sounds and their location, making it easier to find and hear what you want to hear.

Your complete hearing solution should consider both ears. Wearing devices that work together can make it easier to hear the world around you.

Only the Naída CI offers a complete range of solutions made for your other ear to provide a fuller, richer hearing experience. If you have hearing in your other ear or even if you don’t, there is a Naída solution for you.

Hearing with Two Ears

The Simple Way to Hear More

Hearing with two ears provides a more balanced and focused representation of sounds. You can take advantage of the natural way that your brain interprets sounds and their location, making it easier to find and hear what you want to hear.

Your complete hearing solution should consider both ears. Wearing devices that work together can make it easier to hear the world around you.

Only the Naída CI offers a complete range of solutions made for your other ear to provide a fuller, richer hearing experience. If you have hearing in your other ear or even if you don’t, there is a Naída solution for you.



The Naída CI Bilateral Solution

If you obtain minimal or no benefit from hearing aids in either ear, you should consider cochlear implants for both ears. Bilateral cochlear implants provide unique benefits that make it easier to hear the world around you.

Naída CI Sound Processor

Naída CI Sound Processor

The natural benefits of hearing in stereo

Hearing with two ears provides a more balanced and focused representation of sounds. With two cochlear implants, you can take advantage of the natural way that your brain interprets sounds and their location, making it easier to find and hear what you want to hear.

Wear and go with swappable devices

The Naída CI sound processors are equipped to be used on either ear, so there’s no left or right side to consider. This makes it easy to wear and manage two devices.

Hear important sounds in both ears

Your two Naída CI devices are able to share sound signals with each other. This means when one ear has a clear listening advantage, you can instantly send that better sound to the other device, so you hear the clearer sound in both ears.

Crystal clear wireless streaming

You can choose from a wide selection of Phonak wireless accessories that stream audio directly to both sound processors Naída CI Sound Processor Naída CI Sound Processor for effortless hearing.

Thank you for contacting us to assist with your hearing solutions. Count on us—to help you Hear and Be Heard™. A representative from Advanced Bionics will be in touch soon!

If your request needs immediate attention or you have additional questions, please contact info.uk@AdvancedBionics.com.

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The Naída Link Bimodal Solution

There are many reasons to continue to use a hearing aid in your other ear. Your hearing aid provides loudness and sound with depth. Your cochlear implant gives you greater clarity. When the devices work together, they can provide the rich sound you want and the speech understanding you need.

Naída CI Sound Processor

Naída Link Hearing Aid

The most natural way to combine a hearing aid and cochlear implant

The Naída Link is the first and only hearing aid specifically designed to treat sound in the same way as a cochlear implant. This provides unique advantages that make it easier to hear with them together.

Shared automatic features for improved sound quality and understanding in noise1,2

The Naída Link bimodal solution helps you hear with greater ease and more comfort throughout your day by using the same advanced automatic technology to react and adjust in the same way and at the same time to changing situations.

Hear important sounds in both ears

Your Naída CI and Naída Link devices are able to share sound signals with each other. This means when one ear has a clear listening advantage, you can instantly send that better sound to the other device, so you hear the clearer sound in both ears.

Crystal clear wireless streaming

You can choose from a wide selection of Phonak wireless accessories that stream audio directly to both devices for effortless hearing.

The Naída Link CROS Solution

If you hear with a cochlear implant in one ear but do not have any hearing in your other ear, you can use a Naída Link CROS to send sounds from that side to your Naída CI so that you can enjoy hearing your best in quiet and noise without having to reposition yourself.3

Naída CI Sound Processor

Naída Link CROS

Hear From Wherever You Want

Born from Phonak CROS technology that has been proven with thousands of hearing aid users worldwide, the Naída Link CROS makes it easier to walk into any listening situation with confidence.

Not only do you benefit from hearing sound from both sides, the Naída CI and Naída Link CROS microphones simultaneously and automatically adapt to different environments so that you hear better in quiet and in noise.

Hearing with one ear makes it even more challenging to hear in noisy conditions. But with the Naída Link CROS solution you can take advantage of the two microphones on each ear to help you focus on the person in front of you and not the unwanted sounds around you.

Simply switch it on and enjoy hearing from both sides

With the Naída Link CROS, you just wear it and go. There is no need to adjust anything. It automatically adapts to your hearing needs as you go through your day. You can wear it all day. It’s really so simple you’ll forget you’re wearing it.

Almost Invisible, you can wear it without it being noticed.

With no wires to weigh you down, the Naída Link CROS is the perfect companion for your Naída CI and makes it simple to hear more.

The Naída Electric Acoustic Solution

If you continue to have hearing in your implanted ear, you may want to take advantage of this all-in-one cochlear implant and hearing aid solution offered by Advanced Bionics.

Naída CI Sound Processor

Naída CI Sound Processor with EAS

A complete cochlear implant and hearing aid solution in one

With the Naida CI Q90 sound processor and its built-in electric acoustic capability, you get the best of both worlds. This integrated hearing solution places the Phonak hearing aid technology within the Naida CI sound processor. This allows you to enjoy the fuller, richer sound quality of a hearing aid in your implanted ear.

The most natural way to combine a hearing aid and cochlear implant

When the Naída CI with acoustic earhook is combined with the Phonak Naída™ Link hearing aid in your opposite ear, you can experience the benefits of two powerful Phonak hearing aids, even after implantation, bringing more sounds to life.

Crystal clear wireless streaming

You can choose from a wide selection of Phonak wireless accessories that stream audio directly to both sound processors for effortless hearing..

Not all products are available in all territories. Please contact your local AB representative for availability in your region.


References

1.

Gifford RH, Davis TJ, Sunderhaus LW, Driscoll CLW, Fiebig P, Micco A, Dorman MF. (2015). A within-subjects comparison of bimodal hearing, bilateral cochlear implantation, and bilateral cochlear implantation with bilateral hearing preservation: High-performing patients. Otol Neurotol. 36(8):1331-7. PMID: 26164443

2.

Gifford RH, Dorman MF, Sheffield SW, Spahr AJ, Teece K, Olund AP. (2014). Availability of binaural cues for bilateral cochlear implant recipients and bimodal listeners with and without hearing preservation. Audiol Neurotol. 19(1):57-71. PMID: 24356514

3.

Mosnier I, Flament J, Amar-Haziza D, Mathias N, Sterkers O. Use of a Contralateral Routing Of Signals (CROS) system in bilaterally deaf recipients with unilateral cochlear implant. Presentation at the 13th European Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implants, Lisbon, May 25–28, 2017.

Thank you for contacting us to assist with your hearing solutions. Count on us—a community of hearing health professionals and recipients of cochlear implants—to help you Hear and Be Heard™. A representative from Advanced Bionics will be in touch soon!

If your request needs immediate attention or you have additional questions, please contact hear@AdvancedBionics.com.

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