What you'll find on this page
- Information on how a bone conduction implant might help you.
- The benefits of bone conduction implants.
- How to try bone conduction hearing.
Could a bone conduction implant help you?
If you have single-sided hearing loss, conductive hearing loss and mixed hearing loss, a bone conduction implant may help. They're also used to treat hearing loss due to illness or infections.
What are the benefits?
Research and decades of experience have shown that a bone conduction implant could help you:1-5
Hear even in noisy environments1,2.
Enjoy improved sound quality (compared to hearing aids) by bypassing the damaged part of the ear to reduce the amount of amplification needed to hear better3.
Enjoy improved speech recognition (compared to hearing aids)3.
Improved ability to hear important sounds and become more aware of your surroundings.
Engage in conversations more easily.
Try out the Cochlear™ Baha® System
If you've been told a bone conduction implant is a treatment option for your hearing loss, you can try the Baha system before deciding whether to get an implant.
The Cochlear™ Baha® SoundArc™ introduces a comfortable way to 'try out' bone conduction hearing.
You can trial the Baha 5 Sound Processor in your specialist's rooms or at home. This will help you experience its sound and feel more prepared to make a decision on whether to get an implant.