Vistafix® implant candidacy

The Cochlear™ Vistafix® System uses Baha® implant technology to provide a method to retain and secure a facial prostheses.

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Vistafix implant candidates include patients who seek craniofacial rehabilitation due to congenital malformations, tumour surgery or trauma, including burns.

The Vistafix implant is an alternative to other prosthetic options, including reconstructive surgery or adhesive-retained prosthetics.

Indications and candidacy criteria may vary between jurisdictions, and health care professionals should check with their relevant regulatory authority.

Adults and children

You can generally consider Vistafix implants for people who:

  • Want a clinical way to retain a facial prosthetic.

  • Want a solution for common causes of disfigurement, such as burns, traffic accidents, congenital conditions (e.g. Atresia/Microtia, Treacher Collins syndrome), surgery, and other kinds of trauma.

  • Are five years of age or older.

  • Have no medical contraindications, such as an inability to tolerate anaesthesia, an acute illness or an unstable chronic condition.

Most children aged five and over may benefit from a Vistafix implant, and there is no upper age limit for Vistafix implantation.

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