Baha® Connect System
The Cochlear™ Baha® Connect System is a well-proven bone conduction hearing system featuring our minimally invasive DermaLock™ technology. This technology helps preserves the hair and skin around the abutment; dramatically reducing surgery time and helping you heal – and hear – sooner.
Your direct connection to sound
If you have conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or single-sided deafness then the Baha Connect System may be a good option to help you hear better.
The Baha Connect System is a straightforward and easy to use hearing system that requires little daily care. The sound processor is easy to handle, and simply snaps on to the abutment to hold it in place. Cochlear’s DermaLock™ surface technology stabilises the area around the abutment to allow shorter surgery times, faster healing and provide you with excellent cosmetic results.1,2
The system is based on a reliable Baha Implant with a unique TiOblast™ surface technology that is proven in a long-term study to be our most stable implant ever.3 The superior stability of the implant means you may get access to sound sooner than ever before. Depending on the recommendation of your healthcare professional, this could be as early as four weeks after surgery.
How the system works
A small titanium implant sits in the bone behind your ear. Attached to the implant is an abutment that extends just above the skin.
The sound processor fits onto the abutment to hold it in place. Sound travels as vibrations from the processor via the abutment to the implant, which then directs the vibrations through the bone to stimulate the inner ear.
- Sound processor
- Wilkie MD, Chakravarthy KM, Mamais C, Temple RH. Osseointegrated Hearing Implant Surgery Using a Novel Hydroxyapatite-Coated Concave Abutment Design. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Sep 22 [Epub ahead of print].
- Flynn MC, Wenåker H, Weber P. Post-market clinical follow-up of the Cochlear Baha DermaLock Abutment (BA400). Cochlear Bone Anchored Solutions AB, Report No 616789, 2013.
- Nelissen RC, Stalfors J, de Wolf MJ, Flynn MC, Wigren S, Eeg-Olofsson M, Green K, Rothera MP, Mylanus EA, & Hol MK. Long-term stability, survival, and tolerability of a novel osseointegrated implant for bone conduction hearing: 3-year data from a multicenter, randomized, controlled, clinical investigation. Otol Neurotol. 2014, 35(8):1486-91.
Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.