Lyric Hearing Aid Works Overtime
Innovator: Jacob Johnson
Medical director of Lyric Hearing in San Francisco, a subsidiary of Zurich-based Sonova Holding
Form and function: Lyric is a tiny analog hearing aid that sits one-sixth of an inch above the eardrum. Implanting the Lyric does not require surgery or anesthesia. It has a much longer battery life than traditional hearing aids and can be left in overnight.