What is a Bone Anchored Hearing System?

There are currently several possible bone conduction implants which may be suitable, Each works in a different way. They all have a surgically inserted part and an external part, as seen in the pictures below.

 

Who may benefit from a Bone Conduction Implant?

Candidates may include those:

  • With hearing problems in the outer or middle ears
  • Those who are unable to wear conventional hearing aids due to ear infections or skin problems
  • Those who are unable to wear conventional hearing aids due to ear abnormalities such as bony growths in the ear canal, a very narrow ear canal, or difficulty wearing ear moulds due to previous ear surgery.

Possible outcomes using a Bone Conduction Implant?

A bone conduction implant may help with:

  • Reducing the risk of ear infections or skin problems
  • Ensuring ears are not blocked with ear moulds
  • Hearing sounds in the environment
  • Hearing speech
  • Monitoring the volume of your own voice
  • Lip reading
  • Using the telephone
  • Listening to music
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