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Seven Things to Know When Considering a Bone Anchored Hearing System for Your Child

In the search for the right hearing solution for their children, parents typically ask, “Will my child be able to hear? Will they be able to talk? Will they be able to achieve the same things that their brothers and sisters or other children can achieve?”

Parents want to know what it takes for their child to grow, play and do the best at school. At Oticon Medical, our goals for technology have always been to meet these challenges. We feel it’s important to offer the technology that will help each child succeed. We believe that children with hearing loss should have access not just to sound, but to a superior sound experience.

Here are the 7 things you need to know when considering a bone anchored hearing system (BAHS)  for your child from a recent AudiologyOnline text course, The Ponto Bone Anchored System: The Right Choice for Pediatrics, with Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA.

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Thinking of a Bone Anchored Hearing System? Make An Informed Decision & Select the Device That’s Right For You

A Bone Anchored Hearing System (BAHS) is an amazing life improvement that can immediately bring a smile to your face and new sound into your world. Whether you experience the feeling for yourself, or it’s for someone you love, choosing the right BAHS solution is important. The key is that you have a choice, and when you have a choice, it’s best to make an informed decision.

Did you know there are different types of implants? For instance, a direct drive solution sends vibrations via a direct route to the bone. That’s different from a skin drive, which sends vibrations through the skin and then to the bone.

Depending on your specific condition, certain solutions work better than others.

Informed Decisions

Physical facts with skin drive solutions: These devices have lower output in the mid to high frequency region.

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