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Cochlear Corp.

Division of Ansell Ltd.

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OtoKinetics Inc.

Currently, people with severe hearing loss are treated with conventional hearing aids, which have less than a 50% success rate due to such problems as feedback and discomfort. OtoKinetics Inc. hopes to increase that efficacy rate to at least 90% with its Krescendo implant, a titanium device about the size of a grain of rice that is inserted into the cochlea.

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OtoKinetics: Stimulating Cochlear Fluid To Improve Hearing

Currently, people with severe hearing loss are treated with conventional hearing aids, which have less than a 50% success rate due to such problems as feedback and discomfort. OtoKinetics Inc. hopes to increase that efficacy rate to at least 90% with its Krescendo implant, a titanium device about the size of a grain of rice that is inserted into the cochlea.

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  • Cochlear Corp.
    Phone: (303) 790-9010
    61 Inverness Dr. E.
    Englewood, CO 80112
    USA
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