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Lyric Proves a Healthy Option for Enjoying Fall Physical Activities

Lyric® Hearing Offers Seniors the Chance to Exercise in the Fall Without the Hassle of Traditional Hearing Aids

NEWARK, CALIF. – October 23, 2009 – As the Fall season starts, many seniors are starting to renew their health and fitness with activities that allow them to watch the changing of the seasons or move toward indoor physical activities. But many seniors who experience hearing loss often put aside regular physical exercise from fear that their hearing device will fall out or they will not be able to hear properly due to interference or poor sound quality.

InSound Medical, makers of the popular Lyric Hearing device, states that seniors with hearing loss can continue to participate in more active sports, such as bicycling , running and golf, without the fear of losing their hearing device, and without worrying about sweat and wind noise getting in the way of hearing.

Lyric is the first 100% invisible hearing device that can be worn 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for up to 4 months at a time. Lyric is placed deep in the ear canal, completely out of sight. Because of its placement and because it is worn for months at a time, Lyric wearers don’t need to worry about their hearing device falling out while exercising. The deep canal placement also helps reduce wind noise, background noise and feedback, and Lyric is water resistant so sweat is not a problem. All of these attributes are great benefits for hearing aid wearers who enjoy an active lifestyle.

"Activities that I have been doing actually were a reason for getting a hearing aid aid in the first place,” said Jim, Lyric wearer. “I had just started yoga for the first time in my life, I turn it up to the full volume and I hear everything the teacher says. I don’t have to worry about sweat, and it’s again, more natural."

"When you’re traveling 30 miles an hour down the road, you've got to know what’s behind. You cannot see from behind you. Even with mirrors or mirrors on your helmet, you don’t get the image. You've got to be able to hear everything including cars coming from the side. It’s all about sound and protection when it comes to riding a bike," said Pete, Lyric wearer.

For more information on the benefits of Lyric and to find a provider, please visit the product’s Web site, www.lyrichearing.com.

About InSound Medical

InSound Medical, Inc. is a privately-held medical device company established to develop advanced hearing aid technology. The company’s introductory product, Lyric®, is a revolutionary device placed deep in the ear canal to provide outstanding and continuous hearing for up to 4 months at a time. It has 24 Patents issued and 16 pending. Lyric became available through select audiologists in mid-2008. For more information, visit www.lyrichearing.com.

Lyric is not appropriate for all patients. See your Lyric hearing professional to determine if Lyric is right for you.

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