Every child is different and so is a child’s hearing loss. Perhaps your child is deaf in one ear or was born with Microtia or Atresia. Or perhaps they suffer from chronic ear infections or constantly draining ears and have hearing loss. Maybe they’ve tried hearing aids and are still struggling to hear. If your child has conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or single-sided deafness, a bone conduction solution may be able to help.
Does your child qualify for a bone conduction solution?
All of our bone conduction solutions are designed to help children who suffer from single-sided deafness, conductive or mixed hearing loss. Children under the age of five are able to gain access to sound through the use of a Softband or SoundArc™ with a Baha® 5 Sound Processor; these are non-surgical bone conduction solutions. If your child is over the age of five years old, they may qualify for a Baha® Implant System, and if they are over the age of 12, they may be eligible for the Cochlear™ Osia® System.
Conditions like Microtia and Atresia, Down Syndrome, Treacher Collins Syndrome, Goldenhar Syndrome and ear infections can make wearing hearing aids difficult.
Will your child benefit from a bone conduction implant system?
The good news is that research and decades of experience demonstrate that a bone conduction implant system may help your child:
- Hear better, even in noisy situations
- Enjoy a clean, more natural sound because bypassing the damaged part of their ear may reduce the amount of amplification needed to help them hear better compared to hearing aids
- Hear sounds as if they are coming from both sides
- Become more aware of their surroundings, increasing his or her ability to hear important sounds
- Engage in conversations more easily.
Your child is unique and their hearing solution should be, too. With our portfolio of bone conduction solutions, we can help your child hear better with more choices of wearing options, wireless connectivity solutions and personalized services.
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