What Is The Bone Conduction Hearing Aid?Hearing aids have come a long way over the past few years. A specialized type of h...
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What is the bone conduction hearing aid

  1. 1. What Is The Bone Conduction Hearing Aid?Hearing aids have come a long way over the past few years. A specialized type of hearing aid, the boneconduction hearing aid, or BAHA, is used when people can not tolerate any type of in the earattachment, or are born without external ear canals. Some people who have chronic outer ear infectionsfind that BAHAs are the only option that allows them to heal. If you some of these issues, you will want to explore all of your options. You should not settle for only one option and you may want to find out everything that is available for your type of hearing loss. Speaking with an audiologist can give you some great insight about your options. They can also do further testing to help you find the right aid to help you hear well.If you use a hearing aid that is a BAHA, you may be required to wear a headband to keep this in place.Bone conduction aids may also require surgery. This can be a way to have a more permanent solution.You will want to talk to a otolaryngologic or neurotologist surgeon about the risks of this type of surgeryand also the success rates.A bone conduction hearing aid (BAHA) may be a great way to combat specific hearing problems. Pleaseremember, surgery may be required, but in certain cases wearing a BAHA can change your life and helpyou to feel connected again.

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