A small implant made of titanium is inserted in the bone behind your ear. The implant magnet is attached and hidden beneath the skin. A sound processor is then attached to an external magnet and sound is transmitted as vibrations from the processor via the magnets to the implant. Then the implant directs them through the bone to stimulate the inner ear.
Baha® 5 Attract System
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Additionally, for extra comfort, the Baha® SoftWear™ Pad attaches to the external magnet, adapts comfortably to the shape of your head, and distributes pressure evenly.
The internal and external magnets provide an invisible connection between the implant and the sound processor.
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The Auditory Implant Service offers the Attract fitting which uses magnets to attach the external part of the device to candidates who have sufficient bone conduction hearing to benefit. USAIS can offer the Baha ® Attract as an option for people when the skull bone is thick enough, which is usually aged five years or older.
For more than 30 years Baha® has been used in helping people overcome their hearing impairment. In addition there are more than 80,000 users worldwide and there is an abundance of clinical evidence supporting the benefits of Baha®.