The fantastic thing about hearing is that it’s one sense that can actually be restored. Not complete, 100% perfect hearing – but almost.
Still, a majority of hearing impaired people don’t get help. Why?
Well, there are a number of reasons, but one that stands out the most is vanity, or concerns about the way it looks. People don’t want something on their head, even though it makes them hear. There is still a stigma connected to hearing loss.
Luckily, both people’s perceptions and technologies are going forward. Today’s bone conduction solutions are smaller and more hi-tech than ever. And with the magnetic Baha Attract System, nothing even breaks the skin, which makes it an appealing option for those who don’t like the idea of an abutment.
Here is a blog written by a 28 year-old woman with hearing loss, who has come to the realization that:
“Suddenly, I was facing the reality that I was going to be the girl with the hearing aid. And you know what? I’m ok with it. For me, it’s better than being the girl who can’t hear.”
Currently the writer is deciding between the Baha Connect and the Baha Attract System, and lists the pros and cons* from her point of view. The content is written by her and represents her own journey.
Do YOU have any questions regarding the difference between the two systems? Let us know in the Ask the expert-section. (For personal guidance, always discuss with your health care professional what the best option is for you.)
* According to Cochlear recommendations, the fitting time after Baha Attract surgery is 4 weeks.