Bionic Ear Association

Hear and Be Heard™

The Bionic Ear Association (BEA™) is a community of recipients and parents and relatives of recipients who connect to promote the benefits and optimal use of cochlear implants and Advanced Bionics technology.


If you have questions about cochlear implant technology or the BEA, contact Advanced Bionics:

Phone:    +44 (0) 1223 847 888

The Largest Online Cochlear Implant Community

HearingJourney™ online forum is an ideal place to chat, laugh, and share stories with people across the globe. Say hello and receive a warm welcome from this lively group, browse topics and ask questions, then take part in any of the dozens of conversations about the joys and challenges of hearing with cochlear implants.

Connect to a Mentor

Through the BEA Mentor program, you can directly connect with another cochlear implant recipient or parent who can assist you in navigating the process of choosing and living with cochlear implants. For more information, contact Advanced Bionics.

AB Event Calendar

Learn, share, and make new friends at BEA Events. Find an event near you – check out our calendar for events that are occurring in your area.

Change Lives – become a Mentor!

Did you know that as an Advanced Bionics cochlear implant recipient – or the parent or loved one of a recipient – you are uniquely qualified to inspire and comfort someone affected by hearing loss? The Bionic Ear Association needs recipients like you to mentor others on their journey to hearing. 

View Webinars

Access the wide range of webinars produced by Advanced Bionics to learn more about AB’s technology and the unique benefits it provides. Get first-hand experiences from people who use and live with AB products and devices and the professionals who support them.

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

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Customer Service

Phone:  +44 (0) 1223 847 888

Recipient spotlight- Bionic Baby – "AB’s cochlear implant technology has changed our family life. With the Neptune™ sound processor, not only can Brayden hear and develop his speech, but he can also enjoy underwater activities with his device. Thanks to Advanced Bionics for bringing the latest innovation into our lives."

-Whitney, mother of Brayden, bilateral AB recipient from Dallas, TX.

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