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Heard Around the World: Gift of Hearing Made Possible with Advanced Bionics and Hong Kong Hospital Authority Alliance

June 25, 2007 Advanced Bionics Corporation, the neuromodulation division of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and a leading manufacturer of cochlear implants, and the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, a public hospital management association, announce their alliance to bring the gift of hearing to the severely to profoundly deaf of Hong Kong. The tender, effective as of July 1, 2007, continues the organizations partnership that began in 2005, and authorizes the countrys exclusive use of Advanced Bionics new Harmony' HiResolution Bionic Ear System.

Together with the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Advanced Bionics is continuing to bring the gift of hearing to Hong Kongs hearing-impaired, said Robert Gulock, Vice President, Advanced Bionics Corporation, Asia-Pacific. The use of our highly reliable HiResolution Bionic Ear System and revolutionary sound processing technology, combined with the expertise of our local auditory staff and professionals, will bring the miracle of sound to thousands of deserving individuals.

Advanced Bionics recently introduced the revolutionary Harmony HiResolution Bionic Ear System. Designed to enhance music appreciation and improve hearing in a variety of difficult listening environments, the Harmony System delivers HiResolution sound with the Fidelity 120 processing feature for unmatched performance. The two key components of the Harmony System are designed to provide a more natural representation of sound.

The Hong Kong Hospital Authority manages Hong Kongs 38 public hospitals and institutions. The organization is responsible for delivering a comprehensive range of secondary and tertiary specialist care and medical rehabilitation through its network of health care facilities, helping to safeguard and promote the general health of the community while ensuring the provision of medical and health services for the people of Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.ha.org.hk.

Patients interested in cochlear implant technology should speak to their physicians and visit www.bionicear.com or call 800-678-2575 for more information.

Advanced Bionics Corporation is headquartered in Valencia, Calif. and is a leading innovator of bionic devices for people with neurological disorders, including deafness and chronic pain. The company was acquired in 2004 by Boston Scientific, the worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties.

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