Bionic Ear Association

The Bionic Ear Association is a community of recipients, candidates and professionals who connect to promote the benefits and optimal use of cochlear implants and Advanced Bionics technology.

The Largest Online Cochlear Implant Community


HearingJourney 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.

Your Journey


The journey to hearing with cochlear implants will be a rewarding, life-changing experience that improves your quality of life and connects you or your child to your loved ones and the world around you.

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 BEA 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.

BEA News

The Bionic Ear Association eNewsletter features all the most up-to-date news and product information from Advanced Bionics for recipients, their families, and loved ones.


Remarkable Recipient -

"My CI took me out of my social isolation. I can enjoy the amazing sounds of nature again; I can enjoy music again. The CI gives me a lot more possibilities to communicate. My CI gives 'sounds' to my life."

—Henk, AB #cochlearimplant recipient and hearing aid user

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