FDA approves Oticon Medical’s Neuro cochlear implant system

Oticon Medical today said the FDA has granted premarket approval for the company’s Neuro Cochlear Implant System.

Somerset, N.J.-based Oticon Medical designed the Neuro system to treat people 18 years or older with bilateral severe-to-profound sensorineural hearing loss and who have limited benefits from fitted hearing aids.

“At Oticon Medical, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible,” John Sparacio, Oticon Medical North America president, said in a news release. “We are committed to ongoing innovation in hearing implant technology and support now and in the future for cochlear implant candidates, users and professionals. The Neuro system is an outstanding example of that commitment. Our thoroughly trained and experienced team is now ready to bring a leading-edge, highly reliable implant system to the US market.”

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