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This group shares information and answers questions about the baha implant and processors. Are you a current user? This group is for you! Are you a potential candidate? This group is for you! Let us help you answer questions!
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Yesterday
Hi Everyone! I'm super excited to tell you about the new Cochlear Wire. It's Cochlear's new blog for recipients that I have the great...
4 Days Ago
So, life returns to normalcy, or my definition of normal, today.  I'm preparing to pack for a 3 day leadership conference.  However, unlike...
One Week Ago
Well folks, my surgical day has finally came and went.  Here's a brief excerpt of my trip and experience in the first 24 hours of post op. On...
One Week Ago
Well, today was the first day of school here in Knoxville, TN. Marek's hearing teacher called today and told me they got him a new FM system. This one is...
2 Weeks Ago
I wrote the below blog on my blog site several months ago.  As I am within a week of my surgery, thought I'd share here with those whom have walked...
2 Weeks Ago
Hi everyone. I have worn a BAHA on my right side since 2008. I started with the Divino and then upgraded a couple years ago to the BP110. I've been told...
3 Weeks Ago
Hello, I have a six year old daughter who wears a BAHA on a softband. I'm looking for an audiologist in New York that has experience in fitting...
3 Weeks Ago
Get my new Baha 4 processor Monday then got to get it programed from my audiologist so excited to see the difference from the BP100 that I have now to the...
3 Weeks Ago
I have a two years old cochlear baha bp110 in good condition (with 10-20 batteries) Does anyone know where I can sell it? Thanks,
One Month Ago
I live near the beach and am constantly bothered by wind noise when walking. I have tried numerous times to get an adjustment that would help but nothing...
One Month Ago
Well as usual life has been busy and I haven't been on in a few months so I thought I'd post an update on Marek. Overall he's still doing well....
One Month Ago
I have been a BAHA user for the past 14 years after traumatic/sudden onset single sided deafness.  I've always been told that a cochlear...
One Month Ago
 Friends,  Access to Baha technology is being threatened by a proposal to exclude coverage under Medicare.  We all know firsthand how...
One Month Ago
With my first Baha I never used a dyring system, which I think was a poor choice on the whole. So I'm goign to buy one to care fo rmy new processor....
One Month Ago
I have had my BAHA 4 Attract System since April 18, 2014 and have had to reduce the strength twicw now from 6 then 5 and I am now wearing a 4. The 4 is now...
One Month Ago
I know I know... this has probably been talked about 8 gazillion times... Are there any hoops anyone has found to jump through to get Cochlear to...
One Month Ago
Hello everyone!     I have SSD on my left & hearing impaired on my right ear. I recently got the Baha...
One Month Ago
A summary of my story: 1998: lose most hearing in my right ear. Misdiagnosed as having Otosclerosis. Left ear is good, insurance won't pay for...
2 Months Ago
 Microtia and Atresia, Hemifacial Microsomia, Goldenhar Syndrome, and Treacher Collins families...please join us!   Summer Picnics for...
3 Months Ago
Time sure flies. I had my surgery 11-01-11 going on 3 years. At first it took a while to get get the Baha 3 110 Power of mine so it was set it to its peak...
3 Months Ago
Does anyone know if there are any scholarships for these "celebrations?"  Like everyone else, I would love to attend something like this but...
3 Months Ago
I received the BAHA Implant in December, 2010.  I had only one or two infections the first year, and none after, until earlier this year.  I have...
3 Months Ago
Hi i was looking at a telicoil for my baha if i get it would i be able to use my smartphone with it and listen to music or talk on phone thorough it with out...
3 Months Ago
I am 3 weeks post BAHA (attract) implant surgery.  I have been having intermittent vertigo for the last couple of weeks.  It hasn't been really...
4 Months Ago
Hi! My name is Elizabeth I lost my hearing suddenly on my left side only 4 years ago and have terrible tinnitus...On march 14 2014 I got CI surgery. At my...
4 Months Ago
Hi All, I had my BAHA attract surgery last Friday (Apr 18, 2014).  I've been feeling pretty good since the surgery (I haven't even needed...
4 Months Ago
does anyone know if the baha processor the bp110 power is able to get that new attract system i saw in the store that they have a soft pad for the magnet in...
5 Months Ago
I haven't been on in a while, life has kept us busy, but I thought I'd post some updates and hopefully help anyone thinking about the BAHA for their...
5 Months Ago
I just was fitted with a Baha 4 and selected the phone clip for the wireless accessory. I was wondering if anyone had any experience in using this device. It...
5 Months Ago
When my daughter was born the doctors in the hospital recommended that we go to our Area Education Agency to have a follow up hearing test in the next few...
5 Months Ago
just got out of my ent app. and he said everything is going great i asked about the baha 4 and the attract system. he told me to wait for my upgrade because...
5 Months Ago
I'm headed to John's Hopkins tomorrow for a Baha Attract consultation.I have conductive hearing loss in both ears, one worse than the...
5 Months Ago
I had my BAHA Attract system surgery on February 18th, 2014. My Dr. told me I'm the first person in the state of Virginia to receive one. It will be...
5 Months Ago
I had my BAHA Attract system surgery on February 18th, 2014. My Dr. told me I'm the first person in the state of Virginia to receive one. It will be...
5 Months Ago
I had my BAHA Attract system surgery on February 18th, 2014. My Dr. told me I'm the first person in the state of Virginia to receive one. It will be...
5 Months Ago
I had my BAHA Attract system surgery on February 18th, 2014. My Dr. told me I'm the first person in the state of Virginia to receive one. It will be...
6 Months Ago
I am about 2 hours away from my BAHA activation!!!!!!!!  Anxious to see the attract in action
6 Months Ago
I noticed the other day skin growing over my abutment and my head was in a lot of pain.  I tried using the brush to brush around it but its so painful...
6 Months Ago
We just noticed today that the skin is growing over my husband's post (about 1/3 of it)--he has had the Baha almost 4 years.  He will call the...
6 Months Ago
when i turn my baha on in the morning the sound sounds great but during the day the sound seems not as good also when i turn it on its like my hearing in my...
6 Months Ago
Surgery went well for the BAHA Attract on Thursday.   Been at home resting since then.  Overall doing well.   A litte pain but definitely...
7 Months Ago
Well I'm excited and nervous all at the same time.  I will be having my surgery for BAHA Attract tomorrow.   It has been a couple of months but...
7 Months Ago
Last week I say my audiologist to have my BAHA tweeked. She mentioned there was a software upgrade to the BP3. What improvements were made with this upgrade.
7 Months Ago
I currently have a BP100 on the left and would like to go binaural and get one on the right. According to the Audiologist I am a good candidate but Medicare...
7 Months Ago
Does anyone know of any type of hat to wear over the Baha in the cold weather or anyone that makes or sells anything that would work? Any suggestions would...
7 Months Ago
Hello Baha group, I was recently emailed a question from someone considering a Baha that I was hoping you could help me with.  This person is going...
7 Months Ago
I was wondering about the cable for music. if i get it do i have to get my baha programed to use it or do i just plug it in and it works i was thinking of...
8 Months Ago
Hi I am a bilateral bp100 user. I have had my bahas for 2 years and I love them. I have never been able to hear better. I am from upstate NY and it is...
8 Months Ago
I received the BAHA 4 almost a month ago, replacing the BAHA Divino I had for over five years. The difference is amazing. The clarity of sound with the BAHA...
9 Months Ago
I just got this care credit card for buying and paying for medical stuff would i be able to buy stuff for the bsha on here with it just wondering 
9 Months Ago
After 21 years without a right channel, I'm finally bionic!!! :D Read my story here: http://www.cochlearcommunity.com/27859/vprofile/ I'm so...
9 Months Ago
It is December 2nd and i have been activated for about 6 weeks now.and I love it!! I recently attend a my first Hearing Health Seminar for Cochlear and...
9 Months Ago
Cochlear did its first surgery with the new Baha Attract system in New York.  Pretty cool stuff in the world of conductive hearing loss!  Read...
9 Months Ago
I got the news today, my insurance appeal for a more powerful processor was approved.  I was told my BP-100 was not powerful enough about 6 months...
9 Months Ago
Can the Baha 4 be paired with a smartphone and used to control the Baha?
9 Months Ago
when is this new version going to be avalible?how do we run it by insurance to change up? 
9 Months Ago
Is there an update for the firmware (internal code) that runs in the BAHA3 BP-100?  One of the listserv(s) had a message regarding this. If anyone...
9 Months Ago
I wish i would of waited to get the baha 4 instead of the power. To bad i couldnt trade it in for the baha 4 seeing as i only had the processor for  3...
9 Months Ago
Well were has the time gone too. I am sorry for the long departure from the community. I have been so busy the last few years with business and powerboat...
10 Months Ago
Hello Everyone,I'm excited to be a part of the BAHA community and I am learning how to understand my BAHA device that I had activated a few weeks ago .....
10 Months Ago
Just curious as to how often you change your covers?  Mike (hubby) changed his this week and he said he really noticed a difference.  He can't...
10 Months Ago
Well, this is my first blog post for being 3 months post op and 6 day of having my BAHA activated. I can say for now is that I love to able to hearing...
10 Months Ago
Three weeks ago I sent my Baha in for repair. I had the button strip on top of of the Baha replaced along with with the plastic vapor seal at the post. Today...
11 Months Ago
I realize with the baha in a quiet places i can hear people great but in more noiser places like work and school its harder to hear the people im trying to...
11 Months Ago
Going in for a check up tomarrow everything has gone well so far i think i might get the blue light turned on lol i think it looks cool i was looking at...
11 Months Ago
Does anyone know if the new Medical Device tax will apply to the BAHA processors? I suspect that I will have to purchase a BP-110 to replace my...
11 Months Ago
Just received my new BP110 about three weeks ago. I have upgrade from the Divino BAHA, which I've had for 5yrs. and was without since July. I have had to...
11 Months Ago
Just wondering if there are any other kids out there near my son's age (5) that live in Southern California. I live in Alta Loma (San Bernardino County)....
11 Months Ago
Hi everyone,My son is 5 and recently had his BAHA activated. Before the surgery he used a Cochlear BP110 Power Baha and used the soft band with it. However...
One Year Ago
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One Year Ago
Well the baha works great but with my shaved head it really sticks and stands out lol i feel the left side of my head tingle like im finally using the left...
One Year Ago
Todays the big day the day the baha gets set up and turned on i have my appointment at 3 today i hope everything goes well with this new audi 
One Year Ago
So I keep reading mixed information as to how long it takes for osseointegration to take place. I'm a biologist, so I understand each person is different...
One Year Ago
Well i got my baha yesterday in the box and on monday i will have it programed for me i cant wait to be able to wear it. They attacted there trial one on my...
One Year Ago
Its hard to beleave 3 months went that fast now i just have 4 days until i get activated i cant wait soooooo excited  
OMG
One Year Ago
So today I was finally able to be authenticted in the cochlear store and I discovered just how much they are charging for the telecoil and mp3 adapters....
One Year Ago
Just got my Baha activated last week!!!.  It's nothing but amazing!  No problems so far. 
One Year Ago
One Year Ago
well i got like a week and a half till i get hooked up.  yesterday i got the finial bill for the surgery and baha. out of pocket between the...
One Year Ago
Well, I haven't been on in a while as things have been going great. School started over a week ago, but alas, now we have an infection. The worst ever....
One Year Ago
I have such mixed emotions right now! On the one hand I am so amazed. Wow!  On the other hand I am so distressed. I was not seen by the audiologist...
One Year Ago
Last night at a Panda Express, I was in line for food and I forgot to wear my Processor after I have taken a nap.  I have a tap on my...
One Year Ago
the days almost here for me to get the baha i cant wait 
One Year Ago
i cant beleave how fast this is going theres just one more month then im getting hooked up  i have had so many people ask me about the abutment...
One Year Ago
I got the email the other day saying the company warrenty was up and I might want to buy extra coverage. I checked with my health insurance company...
One Year Ago
Yesterday I went for my annual ear check up appointment. This includes a hearing test and a meeting with the doctor. I am a patient at Mass Eye and Ear. Over...
One Year Ago
Hi Everyone,I am 19 years old, and I have been deaf since I was in 5th grade, so since I was 11. I had an appointment yesterday with a new doctor (I’ve...
One Year Ago
i just got a letter in mail saying i was excepted into the collage that i signed into and i start the 8th of sept. im getting the baha on the 5th was...
One Year Ago
I had my surgery at the end of May and yesterday banged my head and the abutment on the side of my car. Went to the doctor today and I may have knocked the...
One Year Ago
i noticed that the skin around my abutment sometimes turns white like white dead skin and its hard is this normal. i try to scrap it to get it off but it...
One Year Ago
Hello everyone,   My name is Patrick and I am 41 years old.  I have been deaf in my left ear since I was born (right ear is fine).  The...
One Year Ago
i saw a paper online on cochlear implants that there trying to approve the implant for people with single sided deafness is this true 
One Year Ago
Sorry I haven't signed on and updated before now Paul W.  I did check with the Cochlear store and was told to place my order and they would send a...
One Year Ago
just had my last checkup he said everything looks great  he said theres no infection and the redness was from my cleaning to hard and the puffy...
One Year Ago
i notice that everytime i take a shower when im done tcleaning the skin with the brush and the abutment that the skin around the implant gets red and starts...
One Year Ago
the doc told me to keep the healing cap on for another week because they didnt have a cleaning kit for me he said the white healing cap helps keep the skin...
One Year Ago
doc said everything is healing great no infections or nother they didnt have a cleaning kit for me so i have to keep the cap on for one more week my next...
One Year Ago
i have a check up at 130 tomarrow i hope they take the plastic cap off and then i dont have to go around with it. when they take it off any suggestions on...
One Year Ago
I just want to thank everybody for trying to get the "kitchen running in high speed"  Even if we just check in to let each other know we...
One Year Ago
I am having  surgery  on the right side  on Wed  June 12 Dr Foyt will do the surgery I could use some support  for after surgery...
One Year Ago
Got call today from my ent saying my insurance company said i could get the baha implant. There paying for both the surgery and implant. I have my surgery on...
One Year Ago
Are you all satisfied with the placement of the device, or does it give you any problems? I am getting my Ponto on June 3rd.
One Year Ago
Hi everyone, We have an extra BAHA Divino and was wondering does anyone know where we can go and offer it for sale? We paid it out of pocket 2yrs ago...
One Year Ago
I'm reprinting this because I'm still mad... the only thing anybody has said to me is "call this number & we'll check your...
One Year Ago
My life was hearing for 2 weeks after birth,then I was very ill and started loosing my hearing at 2 weeks old.  By the time I was 30yrs.old I truly...
One Year Ago
My ENT tried BAHA demo on my 2 months old implant this week and said - very good, schedule your fitting appointment now. Flying like I got wings I went to a...
One Year Ago
I went yesterday to be tested for my right ear implant. My hearing in that ear has gone down to almost nothing. So as soon as insurance approves I will be...
One Year Ago
Was wondering if they will ever come out with Bluetooth  for the baha?
One Year Ago
I am so excited today is the day I get my processor. What suggestions do you all have for me before I go in today? ThanksHeidi 
One Year Ago
I got my Baha about five years ago & while I liked it I couldn't wear it outside because of wind noise & because I couldn't wear a hat while...
One Year Ago
Hi Everyone,  I live in New Jersey and am available for meetings, schools, etc for public speeches. I am willing to talk to one person or 10,000...
One Year Ago
Hi, I am having trouble with redness, pain and some weeping at the site of my 2 yr old baha pin, does anyone have any suggestion as to what I can do on my...
One Year Ago
Orlando Microtia & Atresia Summer Family Picnic  Host:Clarissa LaFirst Phone:352-572-3019  When:Saturday, April 27 Time: 11:00 AM -...
One Year Ago
     Greetings from a new member. I received my BAHA 100 in Jan 2011.  My Dr. promised me that I would hear 150% better than...
One Year Ago
Hello,Does anybody had their osseintegration for BAHA confirmed by xray or something else before fitting? Or was it just plain waiting period of 3...
One Year Ago
I went into OR at the Misericordia hospital in Edmonton, AB on a spring day in 95'.Was vry nervous but excited. When I woke up in recovery 2 hrs later,...
One Year Ago
Hello everyone, I am new to the community, just got my implant last Wednesday 3/6/13 and of course cannot wait until I get to wear my little...
One Year Ago
Everone have a safe and happy weekend.
One Year Ago
It has been a while since I have been on the site just wanted to say everyone have a good week.
One Year Ago
Hi. My name's Sarah Bain and is 28.I was born in Edmonton, AB but livesin Calgary, AB.  I have been wearing the BAHA since 96'.Would <3 to...
One Year Ago
Well, I figured I'd post an update on Marek's (now 9) latest audi visit. He is at the two year mark from surgery and 1 1/2 years with his BAHA. It...
One Year Ago
Hi, I am the Awareness Manager for Cochlear (Like Chris Hasson, but more on the CI side of things) and have recently been asked by an audiologist if I knew...
One Year Ago
Hi, i am margie i have bilateral atrisa/mictra since birth. I have worn bone conduction hearing aids all my life and just recently my hearing aid manufacture...
One Year Ago
NEW UP DATE FOR ANGEL SOUND IS READY.
One Year Ago
Thought I would share with everyone....I GOT TO MEET Chris Hasson last night.  So he no longer is just a name and face I see on the community. He really...
One Year Ago
What do you all think? Does it look good?  
One Year Ago
I have had my BAHA for almost 2 years and in that time I have multiple occasions when I needed to have some skin removed that had grown a bit over the...
One Year Ago
I have a question for all of you who have BAHA's wondering if I need a Abutment cover. I am in the three months before I get my Processor. I had Surgery...
One Year Ago
Well first sorry for not posting sooner. Little busy around here. First I want to tell you we went down (we had a six hour drive to have the surgery) to have...
One Year Ago
I thought I'd post a picture of the shirts I made for my boys for Christmas. I didn't realize what a big hit they were going to be,   ...
One Year Ago
I had my surgery March 2012.  After a few weeks notice a dull ache above the abutment site which became quite painful at times.  Had processor...
One Year Ago
After several years on Anthem's Merry-go-round, my employee recently, deceided to cover the BAHA surgery. Surgery was 5 weeks ago, everything...
One Year Ago
It has been a while since I tried to communicate.  I am not very good on the computer at all.  The first time I needed your help, I received very...
One Year Ago
I have recently relocated from NY to Connecticut......so the first thing i did was contact ENT physicians in my area. BAHA is a foreign concept here....
One Year Ago
HI my name is Diana. I had my baha for two and half years now. And I already have problem with it. Before I sent my baha for repair, the buttons did not...
One Year Ago
I had my appt today for the processor.  It took about an hour and we were done.  We stopped at Burger King for lunch, I swear I had the man...
One Year Ago
Just thought I'd post real quick. I'm watching "The Doctor's" show and a young women who had cancer is on, she's wearing a BAHA....
One Year Ago
I have total deafness in the left ear and have beeen accepted as a candidate for the Baha 100 implant at the VA hospital in Albuquerque, NM. I am...
One Year Ago
It has been a while since I have written anything so here go's. I had trouble to begin with because the baha 110 power wasnt hardly strong enough. I...
One Year Ago
Hey everyone, I hope all is well across the community. I haven't had much time to log in lately it's just been a busy school year. We have an...
One Year Ago
So I received my Baha Divino over 2 years ago, and I just NEVER use it. I don't think I've used it in about a year!! I'm not happy with the...
One Year Ago
Yesterday I went along to a pumpkin farm with 57 k4 - 4 grade children. On the way back to schol my wife noticed 3 boys just starring at me. It was getting...
One Year Ago
I got a Date set for the BAHA Surgery. It will be Dec 21st. That is if Insurance approves of it. We have to wait two weeks for the letter. My ENT was all...
One Year Ago
I was just wondering about people's Recovery after Surgery with the BAHA. Was it long before you went back to normal routines? Any advise on what to do...
One Year Ago
My hubby has a BAHA and I have a few questions sort of a survey---   After surgery and you get the device how often do you see the doctor (not...
One Year Ago
I had my appt with my ENT on Friday. He told me the MRI came back and everything is normal. (happy happy Joy Joy Thank you Lord) But there has been no...
One Year Ago
I have a BAHA implant on my left side now for about three years now.  My procedure was installed in June of 2008 and I received the device in September...
One Year Ago
Is there anyone on here that is from South Dakota? I am going on friday to see my ENT and to test out the BAHA. This week is going to be very slow for me!...
One Year Ago
 What's the best dry aid to use for a Baha?  Right now, I'm using the Hal-hen jar.  The pellets won't reactivate right, so I'm...
One Year Ago
Hello~~ I was at work the other day, I am a classroom assistant with a group of kiddos who suffer from many different internal issues.  It's called...
One Year Ago
My Exceptional Children Director sent this to all the staff.  Being someone with a hearing loss reading this brought tears to my eyes.  Thought...
One Year Ago
My audiologist recommended buying a Hal-hen mini dry aid which I did. After a little but the pellets start to turn white.  I followed the directions on...
One Year Ago
Wow...the time has really flown by as I sit here looking at the calendar and realize that it has been 5 months since I have had the great fortune to have...
One Year Ago
3 weeks post-op!!  Feeling good, a little pain still in the top of my head and numbness on that side but everything else is good.  Just wondering,...
One Year Ago
Hello All~~ I have been lost in cyberworld for quit some time.  I have started to come back to the community, I have added some comments, and I...
One Year Ago
Hello. I'm considering the BAHA and am encouraged by what I read here. I'm curious what the device looks like on "real" people. (Especially...
One Year Ago
Hi all I am new here. A little about myself I am 36 years old. I have a wonderful husband of almost 14 years. I have two boys one who is 12 years old and...
One Year Ago
 FREE Seminar! Are your hearing aidsno longer enough? Can you only hear from one ear, or do you have malformed ears or chronically draining ears?...
One Year Ago
My surgery was August 28, 2012, and I have numbness above the site and at the site.  How long does the numbness usually last?  Also I have pain in...
One Year Ago
Hi y'all!  I'm Stephanie.  I'm 34, an Air Force wife and mother to four amazing little ones.  I had a SSNHL in my right ear about...
One Year Ago
Had my surgery August 28th, had my first post-op visit today.  Healing cap and little pink pad came off, stitches will dissolve!!  Dr said...
One Year Ago
I just had my Baha surgery yesterday!  It went well.  I'm in the process of recovery and dispite some pain, it's going well.I was very...
One Year Ago
Marek had an audiologist appointment today, it's been 10 months since activation. He still has a perforated eardrum, it's been a year with the hole,...
One Year Ago
Hello all....I know I have been missing in action.  Sorry.  My life has taken many turns and I have felt like I was in no place to offer support to...
One Year Ago
Hi! This is my first post. I am scheduled to have BAHA surgery next Wed. morning. I am excited, but really nervous too. I don't know if it's normal...
2 Years Ago
SINCE THE 2ND SURGERY ALL IS DOING GREAT.  NOW THAT I CAN WEAR MY BAHA FULLTIME ALL IS GOOD AND I CAN HEAR THINGS I NEVER KNEW...
2 Years Ago
Well, the school year has officially begun. Today is the first full day and Marek is in 3rd grade. This is going to be his most challenging year. We met his...
2 Years Ago
Does anyone have suggestions for loud headsets with microphones for conference calls?  I picked up a gaming corsair headset which is very loud for...
2 Years Ago
So my blood pressure has gone up dramatically. As I received a bill from my son's ENT for $5637.27 and also a copy of a letter from Humana Military....
2 Years Ago
Next week will mark one year since I have had my BAHA device and I couldn't be happier.   For anyone reading this who is considering BAHA, I...
2 Years Ago
Last Sunday I noticed the the case on my BAHA was cracked. This is my second BAHA. The original was replaced because of terrible feedback. My original BAHA...
2 Years Ago
Just an update on my grand daughter Mallory...She is in remission...praying that the cancer does not come back!!!  So we have been enjoying the summer...
2 Years Ago
I have been hard of hearing all my life.  Congenital ear infections started before 10 years old.  Tubes just had not been invented then in...
2 Years Ago
Well, looks like Marek has a bit of an infection around his implant. He had one last summer after the surgery and this is his second. We decided today to let...
2 Years Ago
Hello, I am 25 years old and I can finally hear almost normally after 26 surgeries and multiple hearing aids. I am curious as to how anyone feels about...
2 Years Ago
   
2 Years Ago
Just wanted to put a quick blog in about insurance. Marek's initial surgery was in early 2011. Tricare did a verbal approval over the phone the day...
2 Years Ago
 So much has gone on during these last few months of school for Marek. The good news, is that he passed 2nd grade and even got the most improved student...
2 Years Ago
Hello! In three days I'm getting my BAHA 3. I am very excited to hear on my right side for the first time in 20 years! One thing I miss is hearing stereo...
2 Years Ago
I buy my batteries for my BAHA from Amazon. They are offering 60 batteries for $13.59 plus $4.95 shipping. I have been using these batteries ever since my...
2 Years Ago
Celebration 2013 registration site is now up!  Join us for a fun and education filled weekend full of information, laughs and memories.  First,...
2 Years Ago
hi everybody havnt been on in a long time got a new job and new car finishing up school and im dong well i was just at the ent doc and he let me use the baha...
2 Years Ago
Anybody have some advice for me as I use the Baha test headband?  It's an improvement but I expected more.  I noticed the tecnician simply took...
2 Years Ago
Ugh, frustration....Last weekend, the whole family went shopping together. Mainly because the boys got their report cards and wanted to spend their well...
2 Years Ago
Tomorrow I get my Baha processor.  I am extremely excited since I was not sure this day would ever come:). After having four weeks of antibiotics IV, no...
2 Years Ago
ARE THERE ANY BAHA USERS IN TN OR THE NASHVILLE TN AREA? 
2 Years Ago
So I've spent a lot of time on this site reading. I don't participate in the discussions because I don't feel that I have much to contribute and...
2 Years Ago
So I have know about the option of possibly getting a BAHA implant for less then a year now, but I can't really decide if I should get the device, if it...
2 Years Ago
I am a bilateral BAHA wearer with some hearing in one ear and virtually none the alamrs went off on my clock radio I wolud sleep through the alarms no matter...
2 Years Ago
Anyone know why it says..access not available when i try to open a blog? I wanted to respond to the blog in Baha on..My friend is having doubts her son needs...
2 Years Ago
I'm still so excited about the chance to hear better!! I can't wait to get this done, though I have decided that I should wait till early July to...
2 Years Ago
GOT ALL CLEAR ON SURGERY SITE      GETTING THE BAHA PROCESSER ON 4/17/2012
2 Years Ago
  Well, yesterday, I had my appointment with the audiologist at Richmond Diagnostic Centre In Calgary.  When she put the test unit on, she was...
2 Years Ago
Well, I figured I'd post an update on Marek's hearing. He had his 4 month checkup with the Audiologist and ENT today for his BAHA. The good news is...
3 Years Ago
My question is on behalf of my wife who recently received her BAHA BP110 Power.  She does not use a computer, so that is why I am asking the...
3 Years Ago
On February 1, 2011 my Baha was activated. After the initial programming I was very disappointed. I thought it would greatly improve my hearing on my deaf...
3 Years Ago
 Hi All, I am fairly new on the forums etc. And have been checking into getting the BAHA. I have had lots of helpful responses here. ...
3 Years Ago
BEEN A WEEK SINCE SURGERY & ALL SEAMS WELL SO FAR   JUST TAKIN A WHILE
3 Years Ago
Anyone else out there getting the run around between doctor, audiologist, and private insurance about getting a BAHA upgrade? I'm having an extremely...
3 Years Ago
 The FREE Cochlear Baha Support App provides information and assistance for Baha 3 Sound Processor (BP100 & BP110) recipients wherever they are and...
3 Years Ago
I know i should keep up more on here....but I have been so busy.  Mallorys cancer is growing...and the chemo is not working.  It was a blow to hear...
3 Years Ago
  DATE:   Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 3:00 pm ETTOPIC:   Cell Phones: Not Just for Texting!PRESENTERS:   Donna L....
3 Years Ago
Just purchased a "One Good Earbud" to attach to my iphone so I can enjoy music.  Place in good ear and you don't have that extra ear piece...
3 Years Ago
I currently have the Baha 110 but have been given the Cordelle II as a trial and love the fact that I can hear soo much better.  I am having difficulty...
3 Years Ago
Apologies for the lack of updates. Got a little busy with doing nothing.  In my previous posts I had mentioned a problem with the plastic seal...
3 Years Ago
Once again, I'm amazed at the progress Marek is making since he was activated in October. This week he received his midterms and they are the best yet....
3 Years Ago
can any 1 tell me if i can use  neosporen  when i run out of antibotic supplied after surgery?
3 Years Ago
Please join Cochlear Americas and learn more about the Baha sound processor at an event on January 26, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Little Rock, 11301...
3 Years Ago
I cannot believe how much time has lapsed since my last post. Seems a lifetime ago and I believe it has been.  So much has changed since my last post...
3 Years Ago
Hello.  I have had SSD for 30 years now.  Finally went in for a Baha consultation today.  Diagonisis is that I have "normal hearing at...
3 Years Ago
Had left Baha surgery Nov 14 and ended up with an infection.  On Dec 13 had healing cap put back on. Saw surgeon Dec 30 and site looks better,...
3 Years Ago
I have a 17 month-old with bilateral microtia. I was wondering if this type of kid is a late walker. I know I've read some articles that say that it may...
3 Years Ago
I had the surgery 2 years ago (i have ssd)  which medicare payed for,  and got 2 Diveno's.  For me to get any benifit out of them I have...
3 Years Ago
Well a lot has happened snice my last update... Mallory had surgery on Dec 18th...they removed a baseball size tumor off her left kidney...with the...
3 Years Ago
Ok..I think I know the answer to this as I've been trying to research it for the last month. My son wants to know if the BP100 can be...
3 Years Ago
I have been battling with headaches for over a month and  they are gone just one day after surgery.My doctor ended up contacting Dr Weber from Cochlear...
3 Years Ago
Does anyone know the price of the BAHA soft band. Our insurance does not cover it and the doctors are not telling me. I would like to know what should I...
3 Years Ago
I feel guilty for not sharing right after my operation as I really appreciated reading everyones experience.My surgery went great, felt wonderful the next...
3 Years Ago
I had my baha completed with the sound processer. I recently found out from my neuro otologist that I had meniere's disease in my good ear. Has anyone...
3 Years Ago
Well I haven't blogged in a while. But yesterday we got amazing news at Mareks' 2nd mapping with his audiologist. He's had the Baha now just shy...
3 Years Ago
Had Baha surgery 11-14-11 and the incision is still draining.  Saw surgeon yesterday and she told me to only do office work for one month, which is in...
3 Years Ago
 Cochlear wants to hear from you! Share your Favorite Sounds of the Season with us for a chance to win an iPod Touch!   *Who should...
3 Years Ago
My hubby went to our family doctor today and she told him that the FDA says that BAHA recipients should get a meningitis vaccine.  I think she is mixed...
3 Years Ago
Just curious, had Baha surgery Monday and I am having clear drainage from site. Is this normal?  I expected some bloody drainage but not sure about the...
3 Years Ago
Pretty dizzy, was given a scopolamine patch due to prior nausea/vomiting from surgeries.   Pain is not bad. I have some bloody drainage, but only a...
3 Years Ago
  Does anyone have any ideas on feedback problems? I've had my baha for 2 months now and have had about 3 adjustments on it for feedback, but it...
3 Years Ago
I'm frustrated. As I think I've told ya'll before on my blogs, I'm deployed to South Carolina for 6 months and away from my kids, though I do...
3 Years Ago
Friends, I'm hoping to meet a United States Postal Service Employee, who is a Baha Recipient, Spouse of a Recipient, Parent of a Recipient or Friend...
3 Years Ago
 This past weekend, Cochlear Americas hosted a Hearing Health Seminar in Grand Rapids Michigan. I was forwarded the following...
3 Years Ago
  At noon on October 29th, I lost power at my Connecticut home, along with over 900,000 others in Connecticut.  My family and I were luckier...
3 Years Ago
Dear All: This is my first post to this site and had my surgery last Wednesday morning!  My abutment is about 1-1.5 inches up and back from my ear,...
3 Years Ago
Just are reminder for those of you in the southwestern area of Ohio.  This coming Saturday, November 12 is the date of our local Hearing Health Seminar....
3 Years Ago
Wondering if anyone is planning to attend the Hearing Health Seminar in Westchester NY November 19th.  Hilton Westchester Rye Brook699 Westchester...
3 Years Ago
Had my big Pre-op today and went in feeling I had good idea of what is going to happen. All of a sudden I realize he is saying I will be getting my processor...
3 Years Ago
3 Years Ago
Well, if my trip to Mexico without my Baha proved anything, it was to travel WITH the Baha.  We recently went on a trip to colonial Williamsburg in...
3 Years Ago
Thanks to all of those group members who sent words of encouragement around the time of my surgery. I am now five weeks post-op and have my next follow up...
3 Years Ago
I had my BAHA activated on Cinco de Mayo this year (can anyone say "celebration?") -- so, I'm relatively new at this. But lately I've...
3 Years Ago
Well two things have happened. Marek fell on the school bus Friday afternoon and hit his baha. Now the blue light has been flashing. We changed the battery...
3 Years Ago
Ya'll are probably going to get tired of me blogging..lol.  Marek has officially had his Baha on for 8 days. He had his first audiologist...
3 Years Ago
Well, Marek's first day at school with his Baha was yesterday, after two days we have positives and negatives. I'm an optimist, so we'll...
3 Years Ago
First off, thanks everyone for all the support and comments. Today was another great new day. Funny, we're already so use to it, that when I was ironing...
3 Years Ago
I swear I'll probably be on here everyday logging in Marek's new experiences. Earlier this evening he was outside playing with his friends. His...
3 Years Ago
LMAO, we had our first..."MOMMMMMMM my hat makes my Baha squeak" moment.All the neighborhood kids went outside to play Army and Marek put on his...
3 Years Ago
6821var s117461 = new...
3 Years Ago
Well, it's been 6 months since Marek's surgery and on Wednesday, if all goes well, Marek will get his Baha processor. I've never seen him soo...
3 Years Ago
recieved a brand new baha bp100 late sept brought it home whistled to beat the band at any high pitch noise my fridge kicking in would set it off....
3 Years Ago
I have a Divino now. I'm looking to get an upgrade. Not sure if it will be the BP100 or the BP110. (Will depend on my hearing test in November).My...
3 Years Ago
If my surgery has been authorized, does that mean the transmitter will be covered also?  I called MD office and they said only surgery has been...
3 Years Ago
I know it was helpful for me to see pictures of different methods when I was deciding on having surgery.  So...here's mine.
3 Years Ago
I have my implantation surgery scheduled for tomorrow morning. I am an audiologist, and have a pretty good idea of what to expect, but still have a few...
3 Years Ago
I've been live with my Baha for 2 months now and feeling better used to it.  Now of course the questions arrise... Has anyone tried using...
3 Years Ago
Long story short (short as I can get it): Had my baha surgery in May 08 and got fitted in August 08. My insurance company refused to pay any of it even after...
3 Years Ago
Join your fellow communities to raise awareness of hearing loss solutions, cochlear implants, and Baha! www.chha.ca/walk2hear/ Saturday September...
3 Years Ago
Hi, so I just recently learned about the BAHA being something that I could possibly get for my hearing loss, but I have a few questions that I can't find...
3 Years Ago
Heyy guys! I'm currently a sophomore nursing major right now and I've been trying to do some research to find out the best type of stethoscope to get...
3 Years Ago
Good afternoon everyone and I hope all of you are having a great day as we pause to remember the lives lost 10 years ago today. I just wanted to remind...
3 Years Ago
   Any ideas on what to do about whistling when the vacuum is on and sometimes while watching TV  and in the car with the radio on,my baha...
3 Years Ago
I live in central ny and for those of you who are not aware, we have been bombarded with rain recently. The other day, it was drizzling at times and I was...
3 Years Ago
     Just got my processor "turned on" and I am very surprised at how well it works. I do have so squeeking occassionally depending...
3 Years Ago
Cochlear Adopts ReSound's 2.4 GHz Wireless TechnologyBloomington, Minn — GN ReSound announced that it has entered into a technology development and...
3 Years Ago
   Can anyone tell me what the process is for getting the processor activated, about how long it takes, and what questions should I ask my...
3 Years Ago
Hi All, My 7 year old daughter has the old Baha - i was wondering if anyone has received the Baha 3.  I'm thinking about upgrading her device.Any...
3 Years Ago
Last week Thursday I sent my BAHA in for repair for the 3rd in 6 months. Not thinking we leave for vacation the following Thursday. I called Cochlear and...
3 Years Ago
       I went for my 8 wk. post op visit and the doctor said everything is healed as far as what he has done externally, so now all we do...
3 Years Ago
After some rescheduling due to work schedule I finally attended my appointment for activation last night!  Since is was late in my day, I had limited...
3 Years Ago
I am about 8 weeks out from my surgery, heading to the beach on the 20th and I am concerned about how things will go for the week at the beach. Does anyone...
3 Years Ago
Hi,My name is Jan and I have right SSD from a virus I contracted last year. My sensorineural hearing loss is moderately severe with about 8% speech...
3 Years Ago
I received my processor last Wednesday and have had amazing results.  The sound quality is way better than I could have even hoped for.  I guess my...
3 Years Ago
Ok, so I may be a ditz at times. LOL. First off, thanks everyone for the messages and encouragement. Marek had his doctor's appointment today. Oops, he...
3 Years Ago
Hi all..know i havent been on in awhile...been a busy bee!!!  I have been enjoying my new hearing to the fullest!!!  I have come out of my shell...
3 Years Ago
I had my BAHA surgery yesterday.  Very neat to be awake during the second half (well maybe the drilling was a bit odd).  When Dr Della Santina at...
3 Years Ago
Well if all goes well, Marek (age 7) will get his processor on Monday morning. I've never seen him so excited. He's so amazing. My husband and I have...
3 Years Ago
I have had my BP100 since February 1, 2011 and it has been in for repair twice for a cracked case and o replace the plastic barrier around the post on the...
3 Years Ago
I will get my baha on the 16th of August. I hope all goes well. I have to travel to another town if there are any problems with it. I don't drive so that...
3 Years Ago
I've had my BAHA for about 3 weeks and it has been squealing since day 1....no glasses, nothing touching it. Tonight it was on my dresser, I was in bed,...
3 Years Ago
Is it normal for the site to continue scabing and bleeding after 5 years.  Just started an asprin a day regimine ans site seems to bleed more often.
3 Years Ago
Ok its been a month since my implant post was removed and replaced with a slightly longer one. I go tomarro for a post op check up, I never went a full...
3 Years Ago
I have a small issue with my Intenso and could use some help. While at a convention last week/weekend I had two batteries start to rust in the battery...
3 Years Ago
Just wanted to give a quick update. Marek (age 7) had his first infection around the implant area. Lots of puss, but he's on some creme and antibiotics...
3 Years Ago
So sorry have been incognito for past two months...have been on site but just a quick visit to read posts and messages. Life has been full and I have been...
3 Years Ago
Hi BAHA friends,  Could anyone tell me if they are using the BP 100 Telecoil?I had alot of problems in church today - with loud squeeking of my BAHA...
3 Years Ago
I have been asked what is the difference between my implant and the type with the magnet and the device that goes around the ear itself? can anyone explain...
3 Years Ago
Well,it is now 3wks and 3 days since I had my Baha surgery and everything seems to be healing normally. My husband just said that the skin below the abutmant...
3 Years Ago
This was the statement by a mother yesterday at Webelos (scout) camp check-in! My response:  "Cool, is your son going to wear his BAHA while...
3 Years Ago
Sorry if this is a double post- I posted this earlier w/o logging in first Justin is doing great after his BAHA surgery yesterday!  He even came...
3 Years Ago
Hi everyone,I first learned about the BAHA in February, and now I have one!  My surgery and following healing were totally uneventful, and I got the...
3 Years Ago
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3 Years Ago
Hello everyone.  I have just joined your community and would like to introduce myself.  My doctor has suggested that I look into getting a BAHA and...
3 Years Ago
I've had my BAHA processor for 5 days after waiting for 2 months after the surgery..I was soooooooooooo excited. It has been so difficult. It is really...
3 Years Ago
I went camping this past week...was excited to hear all the new sounds..and at first it was awesome...yesterday tho...was waiting for the park wide water...
3 Years Ago
   Well I am finally back,as my husband told me. I have to go back 1 more visit to have the healing cap taken off and then I go for about 10 weeks...
3 Years Ago
Well, I'm done with this website....there has yet to be any posts relating to the Cordelle II.  Why?  Because Cochlear Americas is not...
3 Years Ago
I was sooo excited...went to the ENT today..he looked things over..I said kiddingly is today the day?  He said brb....they FIT ME IN!!!  I have my...
3 Years Ago
Well, it appears my insurance company (Tricare) and my doctor are fighting. Marek's surgery was ultimately denied. Even though insurance verbally agreed...
3 Years Ago
Last Tuesday (6/21) I sent my BAHA back to Cochlear for repar AGAIN. One week after getting it back from repair in April the case craked again. I called...
3 Years Ago
Tomorrow i go back to the ENT..final check then schedule to recive my baha!!  I cannot wait..seems like I waited and waited for the insurance...
3 Years Ago
Just wanted to give an update on my nausea and shakiness. I think I am finally over the hump as they say ,because today for the first time since surgery, I...
3 Years Ago
I am about 4 days post op and i am having a lot of nausea and little shakiness also, does anyone have any suggestions ? i am taking Phenergan by pill form,...
3 Years Ago
Hi everyone,  I just ordered the audio adapter for Baha and received it in the mail last Tuesday.(1) I had one that I used for my Compact and was...
3 Years Ago
Today at 4PM I get my sound processor attached!!  Not sure what to expect but it has to be good!!  
3 Years Ago
Ok being that I'm writing this at 12:52am it is officially Thursday already LOL so my appt is 9:30am. My daughter will be driving me because I want...
3 Years Ago
Well I made it through the first night considering that I have a hard time to sleep on my L side.Does anyone have any suggestions to help me get comfortable?...
3 Years Ago
Well I finally had my surgery and all went really good,I was actually told I did great and was a perfect patient.My only down fall is that I cannot wear my...
3 Years Ago
I am a very happy new user of BAHA..I just got activated June 9th...I have done well getting thru surgery and healing....love being able to hear...it is such...
3 Years Ago
 Saturday, June 11th was a beautiful day in Colorado where close to 100 people met at the park for food, fun and fellowship.  An awesome mom...
3 Years Ago
 Perhaps one of the Cochlear professionals could answer a question.  I know we BP 100 people have three program setting, and each one has been...
3 Years Ago
Well,after alot of ups and downs(more downs than ups for the past week),I got a call to actually pick out the color for my processor before surgery and that...
3 Years Ago
So far so good or at least more or less.  Initially the BAHA was very noisy but a return visit to the Audi for adjustments seems to have greatly reduced...
3 Years Ago
Question - I have a BP100 - when I put the battery in, I see a red and blue light.  What does it mean when I put the battery in and only get a red...
3 Years Ago
Just wanted to let everyone know that I had surgery yesterday and it was a success.  I was given a suggestion to take a hat with me for the placement of...
3 Years Ago
I forgot about my BAHA when I got my teath cleaned but I made it through the experience.  When the tech wanted head right, I was able to turn a bit...
3 Years Ago
Please explain to me why my surgeons office is considered a BAHA CLINIC when there is no Audiologist there and nobady can program BAHA'S ? Plus I...
3 Years Ago
Just wanted to update to let everyone know that I finally (after much persistence and bugging the doctor's office)< I now have my final approval from...
3 Years Ago
I have been reading about problems, both here and in the Acoustic Neuroma Forum,  getting approved for the BAHA. Before I went to the audiologist to see...
3 Years Ago
We've been out of town for several weeks and I just haven't wanted to sit down and write anything on the site.  We had a wonderful trip, but now...
3 Years Ago
First a denial, then an appeal, then a denial, then a peer to peer conference call, then another denial. What's up with Anthem calling the BAHA a hearing...
3 Years Ago
I had a great surgery. I'm not in any real pain but of course I have a high tollerance for pain because I have fibromyalgia but just a little headache so...
3 Years Ago
Did you ever feel like things were happening for a reason but you just can't figure out why? Well, that is how I have been feeling for the last 2 months...
3 Years Ago
Well today is the BIG day!!! They had me scheduled to have surgery at 730am then they had to change it to 11am because they needed to get some special tool...
3 Years Ago
Stan Lazlo was my maternal grandfather.  I remember him as a quiet man, who didn’t say much.  But when he decided to say something, everyone...
3 Years Ago
First, I am finding this website not to be user friendly.  I have tried to join the Ohio group and have to wait for approval... still waiting folks....
3 Years Ago
Has anyone out there flown with the Baha?  Just curious as to how it was going through Security.  Would love to hear from you if you have!
3 Years Ago
I have my Pre Op scheduled for June 9th and my surgery is scheduled for June 14th!  Thats just 2 weeks away!  Im pretty excited about it and cant...
3 Years Ago
Have you ever wondered why everything changes at the same time. If change weren't bad enough, life seems to toss a few more on you at the same time. The...
3 Years Ago
 I am proud of those that have and are serving our country's military. We applaud you and say THANK YOU for doing what we were unable. I proudly fly...
3 Years Ago
I have had my Baha now for 3 months.  I went and had it tuned and the volume turned up this week.  It is a little louder, but it really doesn't...
3 Years Ago
On Friday, May 13th, my BAHA was attached and activated.  I immediately started to cry and laugh at the same time.  I cannot believe everything I...
3 Years Ago
Hi,Monday the 23rd was my activation day and what a day it was. After learning how to snap and unsnap I had my BAHA turned on and it was too loud at first,...
3 Years Ago
Hi everyone, this is my first time posting. I had the baha surgery on Monday May 23, at Hartford Hospital. I think it went well compared to other ear related...
3 Years Ago
Get 50% off all Baha® BP100 and Baha 3 Battery Doors through June 1st! Lots of exciting colors to choose from! To take advantage of this special...
3 Years Ago
Ok I got a surgery date!!! It's June 8th. I'm nervous about the stitches because my body seems to always reject them, but I will deal with that when...
3 Years Ago
Hello all - sorry to be off the grid for so long... My BAHA was attached and turned on a week ago on Friday the 13th!  I laughed so hard I cried...
3 Years Ago
Hi, I am new to this forum, but am really excited after reading several posts and how encouraging everyone is on this site. My son Justin is 12...
3 Years Ago
YAY, it's official, I'm BIONIC...got my BAHA activated today! Still getting used to how it feels but I LOVE it and am so very grateful I was able to...
3 Years Ago
Still 'Up and Running' AND well pleased!.  However believe I may change my  name to 'Cereal Girl' - lots and lots of 'snap,...
3 Years Ago
Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog and promised to stop calling my Baha a “Hearing Aid,”   Many people with Single Side Deafness, Conductive...
3 Years Ago
ACTIVATED - May 11 ( surgery was February 8).  IT WORKS!While it may not  be a 'wow' moment it does indeed make a difference.Scheduled...
3 Years Ago
Well after almost 6 weeks of waiting for insurance approvals -- they finally came through!  Surgery scheduled forthe 26th of May!
3 Years Ago
Aaron has his first checkup with the audiologist this week, since before Celebration 2010.  Great...
3 Years Ago
Today at work I found out my BAHA truly is a working ear after all.  I mean, I have been very happy with it since I've been "hooked" up....
3 Years Ago
Hello All- Today I revised my profile from considering to recipient of the BAHA.  I'm on day 2, just removed by head wrap and now see the healing...
3 Years Ago
After 3 week delay because of psorasis I convenced surgeon to approve my baha. Got it yesterday. Two weeks I return for tune up. Funny thing is, my head...
3 Years Ago
Home | What's New | Interviews | Interview DetailsInterview with George Cire, Au.D., Cochlear AmericasTopic: 30 Years of...
3 Years Ago
KISS VOCALIST URGES TEENS TO TURN DOWN MUSICby KISS on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11:09amFOX NEWS.com May 06, 2011 By Dr. Manny Alvarez On...
3 Years Ago
Does anyone who has the BAHA sing in a choir? Is singing better with the BAHA?
3 Years Ago
I have to continue to wait a little while longer. I did the CT Scan and updated hearing test and  won't know the results from that until the 17th. I...
3 Years Ago
I feel like I should be doing more in regards to telling people about the BAHA implant. But I'm at a lose.  I don't know where to start or even...
3 Years Ago
On April 20th I returned my BP3 to Cochlear for repair. The case had a crack in it even with the mounting screw and to have the plastic membrane replaced. My...
3 Years Ago
On Tuesday, I was working from my home office, took a long lunch and drove to my daughter college to pay the last tuition payment of the year (hip hip...
3 Years Ago
Cochlear Community:  I am a patient of Dr. Bob Owens in Dallas, Texas.  I video taped my experience and it is not up on the...
3 Years Ago
Wow, it's been a full week of good news! Had my 2 month post op appt last week and even though the area around the abutment is not 100% closed up to the...
3 Years Ago
My A day is in aoub 10 weeks..what im wondering is...the ENT gave me the paper work to register my Baha...do i want to do that now or wait till A day?...
3 Years Ago
Just wanted to thank those of you who commented on my blog .I still  would love to hear more comments from others who have had the implant done. I would...
3 Years Ago
I forgot to mention that I am 55 yrs. old who woke up one morning with  hearing loss on the right side of my head and no feeling from my check area to...
3 Years Ago
Waiting for insurrance approval,anyone have Aetna? My surgeon has done the Baha implants in the military, but I will be his first as a civilian doctor.Anyone...
3 Years Ago
Thanks to all who responded to my post concerning my soreness at site. I did call Dr. and they felt it most likley was caused by the muscles in my neck being...
3 Years Ago
It looks as though I'm have to have the imbutment (?) removed from my skull...after a year I continued to have problems with the BAHA site and...
3 Years Ago
My initial post said that I was waiting and nervous...now I am just waiting! Still waiting after almost 2 weeks with some back and forth.  Surgery is...
3 Years Ago
Our Baha message is being spread in some new and exciting ways.  I hope you enjoy the Bloomberg...
3 Years Ago
Today is day 5 after the surgery...everything is going great..I cant seem to wipe the smile off my face!  Go to the Ent on Thursday for a check up...
3 Years Ago
2 weeks post op tomorrow. Marek got a tiny bit of infection around part of the incision, but it looks great. We couldn't find a T-shirt this past...
3 Years Ago
 9 days post op, Marek had his first really good head scrub and shower tonight. Looks soo much better. He's got the first sign of the...
3 Years Ago
I thought the doctor said the cap and foam thingy would stay on? I do have a call into them to find out...but in the mean time i took some pictures i think...
3 Years Ago
I have had a very congested head this week and my area around the implant is sore, not painful but almost sore to the touch.  The area looks good, I am...
3 Years Ago
Wow is all I can say..Marek (he's 7)went back to school on Monday, 5 days after surgery, has had zero pain. He did stay overnight at the hospital. Today...
3 Years Ago
Won't share the blow by blow but this past weekend, I celebrated my birthday with my family, including a college-age daughter who drove home sick as a...
3 Years Ago
Piece of cake unless u pull out your IV ...lol   Now the healing process and waiting for A day!!! woohoo uploading my before pics and after pics now!!!...
3 Years Ago
After checking out at Kmart the other day, I was waiting for my friend to finish up, I went over to the bubble gum machines.  Just looking of course....
3 Years Ago
There are many ENT's out there who do the BAHA now - so if you don;t feel comfortable with one - go to another for a second opinion. I did -and am...
3 Years Ago
Well, my son went back to school this morning, we'll see how things go. He got a few looks from the kids but he was his normal goofy fun self. I...
3 Years Ago
Hi Everyone,Four days post-op and all is well. First day with no headache.  Will post a picture too. Best wishes to all,Snowbird
3 Years Ago
Does anyone know which smart phone is the compatible with the BAHA Divino, or BP100? My Blackberry works fine with my Divinos but will the BP 100 work like a...
3 Years Ago
It's been a few months since I have logged on and I apologize. I missed so many updates from new surgeries to even grandkids! 2 months ago my husband had...
3 Years Ago
Hi, I recently had my Baha activated and am wondering what to do about wearing a hat.  Every hat I try on interferes with my Baha!  I live in...
3 Years Ago
I actually fell into this all by accident -- or divine intervention! I had a recent viral episode which caused me to temporarily lose my hearing in the...
3 Years Ago
I'm heading south soon, looking forward to a break from this crazy Wisconsin weather. For those of you who have visited the warmer states recently, or...
3 Years Ago
When we moved to Atlanta, Georgia 6 years ago from N California, we thought we were moving to the "South" which in my mind, equated with my home...
3 Years Ago
My ENT says the hospital gives it to me?  How did u get yours?  9 Days to my surgery woohooo its comming fast!!!  Hugzzzzzzzzzz
3 Years Ago
I'm nervous and needed to type. My 7 year old was scheduled for the Baha in June, and got the call this morning about doing it tomorrow. I'm just...
3 Years Ago
Hello All, and thanks for all the comments on my last blog.  It is still very exciting!!  Still closing my good ear sometimes just for fun....
3 Years Ago
Good morning all...I had my baha surgery yesterday..just took off the mastoid dressing...so far so good..took Motrin yesterday for the mild aches and pain...
3 Years Ago
Well, you gotta take it as it comes I guess...Things were great immediately post op for about 2 weeks, but then I think a couple of subdermal sutures were...
3 Years Ago
Does Baha offer an extended warrenty?  And if they do does anyone know how much a month?  My home owners will cover it for 37.00 a month.  And...
3 Years Ago
Anyone else have trouble with feedback from a church organ?  I've tried using the different programs, or turning the volume down, but end up feeling...
3 Years Ago
Still WOW!  I wore my hair up today just to show off my new "ear"!  I'm still grinning like a cheshire cat - just can't seem to...
3 Years Ago
I just have to tell everyone about the outstanding service I received from Cochlear Americas. The battery door on my BAHA chipped and I literally had to dig...
3 Years Ago
will cochlear or baha gonna come out wit a magazine or newletter every month so that we can get new info and what is going on in the world as far as cochlear...
3 Years Ago
My BAHA was activated yesterday morning,and all I can say is WOW...I didn't realize how much I've been missing during many years of hearing...
3 Years Ago
19 days to surgery!!!   woohooooooooooo
3 Years Ago
WOW!  At 3pm I get my BAHA.  Abutment incision is finally and completely healed so all should go well!  The time has actually gone faster than...
3 Years Ago
I have questions for those of you who have had the Baha surgery. How is the surgery done? What is the success rate? What are the side effects? What is the...
3 Years Ago
For all lwho have asked about my waterproof covering here is a picutre of it, I was able to shower and wash my hair from the day of surgery on and I willl...
3 Years Ago
Scroll down to page two for manually adjusting your...
3 Years Ago
Well surgery on the 25th went well, Dr. said I was a text book case, he applied a waterproof covering over the site and said I can shower and wash hair...
3 Years Ago
Hi everyone, It's been great reading everyone's blogs about BAHA surgery - so I feel that I know what you have all experienced. It's...
3 Years Ago
After years of chronic OM,tubes,cholesteomas,surgeries and worsening hearing loss,the end is in sight...my BAHA will be activated this Thursday and I...
3 Years Ago
To all my new friends, although I may never meet you in person, talk to you on the phone, or even share pictures of family with you. I believe we all...
3 Years Ago
I got my BP100 processor on February 7. Over the past few weeks I've noticed some puckers in the thin membrane that circles the plastic snap...
3 Years Ago
A small open area below my abutment had me feeling anxious...a nurse i work with took a photo which didn't look good so I made an appt and saw my surgeon...
3 Years Ago
Well after 8 years of SSD, surgery for the Baha, recovery, connection and programming the device is on. I would love if this thing had a hand held remote as...
3 Years Ago
Hi. I am in the process of waiting for the Baha surgery. The surgery is scheduled for May 5th. I am feeling scared about it. I am not sure what to...
3 Years Ago
Thanks to NYPhil and all of you,  I finally met with the Surgeon about the top of the large disc digging into my head.  He told me...
3 Years Ago
...my 6 yo daughter was in the hospital for a week last week with pneumonia and my grandmother was killed by an unlicensed red light runner yesterday. ...
3 Years Ago
Curious if anyone has heard about a Digital Intenso coming out in June. Just trying to confirm the news I heard. WOW, think it would be great, especially...
3 Years Ago
April 20th is the big day!!!  WOOHOOOOO   I have blood tests to do..chest x ray...and EKG  to do in the next two weeks...so that will keep me...
3 Years Ago
Hope everyone enjoyed their SPD a good bit of Irish luck or whatever else makes you happy!  We have enjoyed some beautiful early Spring weather...
3 Years Ago
Maybe it pays to have problems with healing process. I mean, I know some have to fly in to see there surgeon and I don't understand why you simply...
3 Years Ago
Hi, I fell off a ladder a month ago and have now lost the hearing on one side. I have been doing a lot of reading trying to figure out what to do about my...
3 Years Ago
Hi Everyone and Happy St Patrick's Day!  Sorry I have not been on much since my surgery....wow.....that's almost 3 mos!  I am happy to say...
3 Years Ago
Been a while since I've posted.  Healing is going nicely although the "dissolvable" stitches caused a few minor issues - by not...
3 Years Ago
Ok, we go again.  I tried posting this in the BAHA and got "This content is not accessible to you." after I post my own blog on there. ...
3 Years Ago
Well, had my surgery last Friday and I am doing GREAT!  I go back for my post-op Thursday.  Only thing I am missing is being able to work out and...
3 Years Ago
I was fitted with y BAHA 100/3 on Feb 1. I went back once for some fine tuning and now I have feedback.  The Audiologist tole me that the feedback...
3 Years Ago
Tonight (Monday 03-14-2011 for Baha) and (Tuesday 03-15-2011 for Cochlear Implant) in Harrisburg from 6-9 at the Sheraton Inn at 4650 Lindle...
3 Years Ago
Thanks for the responses.  I appreciate the encouragement to firmly ask the Dr (sooner not later) to correct this problem.  My husband encouraged...
3 Years Ago
I recently had surgery for the Baha 100.  Went back to Dr after one week and he removed the packing and placed a large white plastic cap on...
3 Years Ago
On March 4th, I celebrated the 3rd anniversary of my BAHA implant.  I loved the BAHA from the day I tried the demo in my neurotologist's office and...
3 Years Ago
I'm still queasy from watching this.  Fasinating but graphic.  It's a video of the actual BAHA surgery being done on someone. ...
3 Years Ago
Sometimes hair can be a real nuisance...like when you are trying to do diligence with BAHA abutment cleaning with a wet wipe or getting a good photo! Feeling...
3 Years Ago
Found a DAI cable for $45.95 and a Blue Freedom Bluetooth Headset with DAI (direct audio input) for $109.95 (thats with the cable now)...
3 Years Ago
Hi all, I had my surgery Monday morning and all went well. It is amazing that there is such a small amount of pain. Thank you for all of your...
3 Years Ago
Yesterday was my first post-op visit with the surgeon.  He cannot figure out what my allergic reaction was to; he said "you must be allergic to...
3 Years Ago
I called insurance company and was approved for the surgery...but when i asked about the device..she said nothing came thru on that?  Does anyone know...
3 Years Ago
BAHA surgery was February 8.  Sick as several dogs as a result of the anesthesia and pain medication but 24 hours later decided I just might live ( and...
3 Years Ago
If there is an adult Baha Recipient that uses a softband, rather than an implant, I'd greatly appreciate it if you contact me at...
3 Years Ago
Last week, I spent some time attending CI/Baha events in the mid-west and met a great group of Volunteers, Recipients and Candadates.  At one event, I...
3 Years Ago
It's Saturday morning, I'm at work.  The cap just fell off my head!!  Do I need to do anything????
3 Years Ago
I am scheduled for my BAHA surgery Friday, March 11th.  I am very excited but nervous and hope I am doing the right thing!  Any pointers or...
3 Years Ago
Hi all, As excited as I have been for my BAHA; I am feeling a bit overwhelmed and pretty nervous about my surgery.  I am scheduled to be at the...
3 Years Ago
Im going nutz...lol Been over 10 days....no answer yet....is this normal?  Im still in Florida for another week....may call next week!!!  Hugzz...
3 Years Ago
Hmph.... Technology!!!<br>Guessing the reason "if asked nicely" the H-2ST is cheap or in cases freeas the newer (more expensive) model H-3ST...
3 Years Ago
I laugh everytime I watch this....
3 Years Ago
I was at work not long ago, standing in the lunch room with our class, by the way, I am a educational assistant at an alternative school, anyway, as I was...
3 Years Ago
3 Years Ago
One third inch triangle above the abutment has my surgeon a little concerned. I thought it looked better than the bottom part!Surgeon said I'm not doing...
3 Years Ago
I have bought my batteries from Amazon.com. Currently they are $19.00 for 60...
3 Years Ago
What a relief to hear those words from my smiling surgeon, Dr Parikh! He did have some trouble removing the strip of vaseline gauze around the abutment...it...
3 Years Ago
Here's how it looks today, Thursday, Surgery was Monday.  I will post a close up of the inflamed area (allergic reaction) tonight.  
3 Years Ago
I have my post-op appt with doc tomorrow...was feeling a bit nervous about some sensations I've been having on that side of my head, so decided to remove...
3 Years Ago
Well, today is Wednesday, I had the surgery on Monday and I'm at work today.  I had full general anesthesia, surgery at 8 am Monday, home by...
3 Years Ago
Come visit with me and Linda Hess and have your Baha and CI questions answered. Panera (Community Room)2095 North Cahoun Rd.Brookfield, WI...
3 Years Ago
Come visit with me and Linda Hess and have your Baha and CI questions answered. Panera (near coffee station)3416 UniversityMadison, WI 53705Friday,...
3 Years Ago
Come visit with me and Linda Hess and have all your Baha and CI questions answered! Starbucks (Community Room)601 N. Martingale Rd.Schaumburg, IL...
3 Years Ago
Man, Cochlear has a good monopoly on accessories. I'm a darn good researcher for products but can't find a audio patch cable worth it's actual...
3 Years Ago
After my fitting appointment I was elated at the "new" hearing thatI had. Everything sounded so much clearer. Conversations with background noise...
3 Years Ago
Well, with the help of my husband and some old homecare nursing supplies, got a makeshift foam dressing and the healing cap put back on this morning:) Then...
3 Years Ago
I had a reasonably good first night after surgery...of course woke up frequently with that darned ear cup. Couldn't wait to take it off this morning!...
3 Years Ago
So far recover has been great with no complications. I am feeling great, no swelling, very little soreness, no seeping (saw a few say they have trouble with...
3 Years Ago
Wow, my 4:30 alarm went off during an awesome Georgia rain storm and it was not easy to get up, but had to be at the hospital at 5:30 for 7:30 surgery, so...
3 Years Ago
I guess I am a bit late getting to this. I found this site in the fall of 2009. I discovered it when searching for a solution to my hearing loss. Most of my...
3 Years Ago
Five of the most beautiful words in the English language!.  Words, I never thought I would hear, but this morning my son, Aaron walked up to...
3 Years Ago
Over the last number of years, Cochlear Americas has recognized the great achievements of college aged students with Cochlear Implants, by awarding the...
3 Years Ago
I run a daycare through my home and one of my kiddos I was watching was behind me and hit their head right smack on my screw (my hair was wet and so I...
3 Years Ago
So my BAHA implantation surgery is scheduled for Monday, 2/28/11 and I'm getting a bit nervous about pain and such.  Can anyone tell me how long a...
4 Years Ago
I had my one week post op checkup today. The Dr said everything looks awesome and is healing fast. I got the stitches out and the healing cap and bandages...
4 Years Ago
I need a little help here.  I went to lay down for a rest and forgot to take my BAHA off.  I asked my wife if she would take it and put it away in...
4 Years Ago
It was a typical Saturday..I was up, house was very quite. I jumped on the computer and next thing I knew I was running out of time. Our middle son, Kyle had...
4 Years Ago
Okay, Doctor was right but not easy to find...These are individually wrapped antibacterial, hypoallergenicwith aloe. Active ingredient: Benzethonium...
4 Years Ago
I worry too damn much... Easy to do when you can't physically see what the !@#$ is going on back there... Barefeet... you're funny.. Just to let...
4 Years Ago
I've had the BP100 since August 2010 and I had to send it in once right after I got it because of static issues. I find that every once in a while the...
4 Years Ago
The older nuns taught us students life is similar to a narrow highway.   Down the white middle strip is where God intends you to be....
4 Years Ago
Here I preach to people how important not to mess with abutment, dressing or healing cap and I turn around and screw up!!! Started my day waking up with...
4 Years Ago
Okay, friends wife cracks me up!! I know the dent will fill with fatty tissue and blah, blah, blah... Even told someone else the same but wow...I didn't...
4 Years Ago
Greetings!  This is my first post here.  My BAHA BP100 was turned on yesterday.  I confess that since that moment, I havent stopped...
4 Years Ago
Batteries are cheap on E-Bay.  I just bought 80 size 13 for $6.94 total...  E-Bay Item# 220740178482 Tiantan Alkaline in USA Woke up with...
4 Years Ago
Sorry,Didn't realize doctor took pictures from a side angle of camera. Was wondering and kinda puzzled how it looked... Yes, don't remind me, I know...
4 Years Ago
Okay, here's a picture of my 1" insicion, 6 stiches and of course my abutment.Yes, I know I need a new camera!!! Doctor said I've been...
4 Years Ago
Hey, I am new to the cochlear community and this is my first time blogging. Here is my story. I am 6 days post-op from a labyrinthectomy and implant surgery...
4 Years Ago
Don't know why no one ever pointed this out to me but why not just use the Cochlear logo to ID the implant? Only want it about 3/4" in diameter...
4 Years Ago
Kinda strange... Knowing one of my all time favorite rock groups will be near by I started seeking tickets. Not surprised they've been on sale for a...
4 Years Ago
Hey There - I'm ramping up to set a date for the implant..... Curious to hear from those recipients that had the pre-op evaluation...
4 Years Ago
I am scheduled to undergo the procedure of implanting the Baha, in the coming week. I already saw many photos of the baha. But I would like to see the...
4 Years Ago
Learned last week to use our telecoil with cell we'll need not only the telecoil but the compatible bluetooth device.Cochlear don't sell one? Why?I...
4 Years Ago
I know.... But, cover is on double stick tape and just barely held onto that niffty plastic disc for a picture.Can you all tell I'm excited???
4 Years Ago
Dents.... Hmmm,Yuppers, sure enough.. I got a dent!  How bad?Well, let me tell you!! It's nothing, and the fattytissues will grow back pretty...
4 Years Ago
"Crutches" for my mindFebruary 13, 2011posted by  Melissa - Baha Volunteer First, let me apologize to those in the Cochlear Community who do...
4 Years Ago
Been thinking of this for a good amount of time. I've never had a tattoo nor ever wanted one but can see puzzled look on emergency medical staff...
4 Years Ago
Couple things I look forward to the Baha4 and beyond. One: a solar shield in place of the battery cover keeping battery fully charged or at least an...
4 Years Ago
Now this seems unfair... Why does Cochlear not sell the compatible Beetle Loop for the Cochlear telecoil?If they did, some of us could add with...
4 Years Ago
I have had to send my BAHA in four times in the short eight month I have been using it because of cracks on both sides of the baha case. The stress points...
4 Years Ago
Had  my  first appointment today.   I am a canidate for the Baha..which I knew.  My husband went with me so I tried the Baha on for him....
4 Years Ago
I'm just totally amazed...  Took head wraping off as directed 24 hours after.Would show picture but wanna wait for fresh dressing.But, it's a...
4 Years Ago
Celebration 2011 is less than a week away! There is a lot of work that goes into the preparation and organization of this spectacular event. Cochlear goes to...
4 Years Ago
Hi, I have SSD on the right due to atresia, but a fully functioning righteardrum.  I have normal hearing on my left.  I just had a BAHA eval last...
4 Years Ago
4 Years Ago
Yesterday, I gave a presentation to a large group of Baha Candidates.  As in past presentations, I noticed that well over 50% of the Candidates brought...
4 Years Ago
Trying to sleep but worried about missing alarm clock on day of surgery I'm listening to music and this old favorite came up and made me thinkof new life...
4 Years Ago
I rescheduled my BAHA surgery out 1 week to give the insurance process time to process appeals...it still may not be enough time because Humana has a...
4 Years Ago
Hi all ..my name is Laura....I have SSD on the left side since birth.  I have an appointment on Friday with a specialist to see what my options are for...
4 Years Ago
I got my BP100 processor today.  I suppose it will take a little getting used to.  It doesn't sound like "normal" sound to me...
4 Years Ago
http://professionals.cochlearamericas.com/sites/default/files/E81528Cochlear BahaBP100DatasheetJUL09.pdf
4 Years Ago
Is it going to be like my Schipperke dog and stop traffic asking questions? How many hide there BAHA and how many love showing their's off?...
4 Years Ago
Thursday I did the pre-op at hospital. I was impressed with the new hospital being so up on techology. They even have on-line patient status during surguries...
4 Years Ago
John has an article in Hearing Health Magazine an arm of DRF. While working with the editorial staff they ask him to find on CAN and other manufactures...
4 Years Ago
Hi Everyone, this is all very new to me ... I don't know much about the Baha and I don't know much about blogging ... but I guess I've been...
4 Years Ago
So...I was just thinking back to a few years ago when I was in college. I didn't have the BAHA yet, and was profoundly deaf in my left ear with a mild...
4 Years Ago
How many covers come with the BAHA3? Can you mix the colors while ordering?? I just found the web page showing the 12 colorsfor the covers. I had...
4 Years Ago
BAHA Surgeon is smarter than I thought... Surgeon bypassed 3 medical appeals with a single phone call than after re-scheduling appointments with him and...
4 Years Ago
I recently found out one of my neighbors had lost their 16 month old soon due to heart failure. I have a 20 month old daughter and couldn't even fathom...
4 Years Ago
These are just about the last of questions I haven't been able to find on the net. Although, peeked at a surgical video hoping to gain size of drill bit...
4 Years Ago
I spend a lot of time involved in sweaty activities out in the Texas heat and love every minute of it, but this brings up two issues: (1) I've read where...
4 Years Ago
Hearing Health Magazine an arm of Deaf Research Foundation published an article by CAN volunteer John AyersIt is not often that we are allowed the...
4 Years Ago
Hi!  I'm new to this community. My doctor is recommending that I have Baha implant (left side) and that I use the Intenso processor to address my...
4 Years Ago
It has been so cold and snowy in Monroe. We easily have three feet of snow on the ground and it has been so cold. Bridgeport set a record lpw temperature of...
4 Years Ago
Hello..I was wondering if anyone else has ever noticed that when you get a sinuis infection or a cold that the implant area gets tender??  Not sure if...
4 Years Ago
Well, not exactly. But I did fly commercially last week. The first time since my post implant. I wasn't planning to wear my BAHH through security or even...
4 Years Ago
Last night I went to a BAHA event, and it was super cool! I have never met anyone else "like me" until last night. Funny enough there were only...
4 Years Ago
I have had my Baha BP-100 since July, 2010 and i love it with the exception of when im in a place like a casino where i work, the back ground music seems to...
4 Years Ago
Please refer to the the attached PDF invite coffee talk Baha, Grand Rapids, MI Hello,Happy New Year from your Cochlear awareness manager! I would love...
4 Years Ago
A little over a year ago, my now five year old son was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss.  My little boy went deaf over night and we spent two weeks at...
4 Years Ago
The incision is healing very nicely...still in awe at what I hear when tapping on the abutment or running my fingers through my hair on my deaf side even...
4 Years Ago
I'm pleased to be able to share the recently released Baha brochure.  Baha Brochure
4 Years Ago
Just wanted to say thank you to all who responded to my blog, "hearing lost...late find".   I agree with all of you about not dwelling on...
4 Years Ago
I'm working on trying to upload the photos of the audio sync cord with the BAHA.  I promised them this AM and am hoping that it is still AM...
4 Years Ago
I'm listening to my iPod with "onegoodearbud" in my good ear.  When I tap on the abutment (don't get the processor until April 1), I...
4 Years Ago
After reading several different profiles, I am finding many people who were born deaf, did not find out they were deaf, until later in life.  Like other...
4 Years Ago
We are waiting on my son's baha and softband and our clinic said today that the softbands are on back order and they are hoping to get one in some time...
4 Years Ago
Really, really nervous about getting the processor on April 1.  Had the implant surgery 11 days ago and I'm so afraid that my expectations are too...
4 Years Ago
Hi all, having fun searching this site and finding various groups, etc.  Had the surgery for the implant on Jan. 5 and still waiting for all the...
4 Years Ago
Hello all,I went to the doctor last week to have my surgery site checked, some how I got an infection around it. Wasn't able to wear my baha for two...
4 Years Ago
I am a little jealous of the CI users that can decorate and flaunt their processors. I figure if it's poking out there for people to see I might as well...
4 Years Ago
Alright, im a little confused. I know that there are a few different types of BAHA's out there. The Divino, Intenso, BP100, and Cordelle. What I...
4 Years Ago
Its official. I'm on the schedule for BAHA #2. I'm not nearly as nervous as the first time around, but don't like the thought of being put under...
4 Years Ago
First blog post.  I am 37, live in Memphis, and about 18 months ago had sensorineural hearing loss of unknown idiopathic origin.  Basically I went...
4 Years Ago
I posted a video on it! I figured it was worth a shot and more people need to know about the amazing things BAHA can do for us! Anyways, I don't know if...
4 Years Ago
Good morning.....I know this has nothing to do with hearing what so ever, but I thought everyone could use a good laugh to start their week.My husband and I...
4 Years Ago
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 19.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} I am just wondering who else out...
4 Years Ago
Hello..I am new to this blogging thing.  I hope I do it the right way??? If you have not read my profile...I have SSD, don't ever remember hearing...
4 Years Ago
Our son is getting his baha in the next week or so and his audiologist recommended have him start wearing a headband to get used to having something on his...
4 Years Ago
My BAHA was fitted 5 days ago.  It squeaks in my hand and if I touch it.  It squeaks so loud, I have to turn it off before putting it on.  It...
4 Years Ago
Good morning all!  Day 6 and everything is going so well and I got the OK from the dr. to return to work on Monday.  Never thought I would be...
4 Years Ago
Hi everyone!  I had my surgery Wednesday morning.  Had to be at the hospital at 8:30, and did not leave until 2:30.  No pain really the whole...
4 Years Ago
Good morning everyone!  I'm sitting here with my cup of coffee and going thru all your posts/blogs trying to refresh my memory with all the tips and...
4 Years Ago
Hello all!  I am new to this site, and so am excited to have found it.  I will be getting the BAHA surgery next Wednesday and am very...
4 Years Ago
My previous surgery posts/pics are here:Home from SurgeryDivot! One Week Post-OpThe swelling has gone down and my hair is gradually growing out and starting...
4 Years Ago
So 3 weeks before my new surgery date insurance denied my pre-authorization and I'm crushed. I'm sure there is a blog about this on here already but...
4 Years Ago
I'll be flying for the first time since getting the titanium post for my Baha two weeks ago. Do I need to worry about my head setting off the metal...
4 Years Ago
Good morning! Going to the ENT at 8 this morning to move forward with getting the BAHA.  This time I am going in as an informed patient and just wait...
4 Years Ago
Surgery day post was http://www.cochlearcommunity.com/baha/weblog/7760.html ... My wife asked me to call the doctor because we noticed some...
4 Years Ago
Hi I am new to this site. Has anyone experienced this type of hearing loss? I just woke up one morning about 8 weeks ago with total hearing loss in my left...
4 Years Ago
Please join us in Beaumont, TX if you are in our area (or if you know anyone in Southeast Texas or Southwest Louisiana, pass the word) Here is the...
4 Years Ago
Had surgery today.  Home and comfortable.  It's funny touching the little cover on my post holding the bandage down and hearing the friction...
4 Years Ago
Ok long story short -  I was a tube baby.  Had them 7 times from age 3 - 14.  At 14 I developed a severe cholesteatoma that required 4.5 hours...
4 Years Ago
Hello! I am new to the site and I am getting bilateral Baha's in two weeks. I've read a lot about problems sleeping and since I am having both...
4 Years Ago
Looking forward to surgery tomorrow.  (But my wife seems a little TOO enthusiastic that someone is going to be drilling a hole in my skull ...) I...
4 Years Ago
Hello. Please join me in Flint, MI for a Baha Connect with your Community.When Saturday, November 6, 2010Time2 :00 pm – 4:00 pmWhere Holiday...
4 Years Ago
 Cochlear ™ cordially invites you… to attend an exclusive event on implantable hearing solutions. WhenWednesday, November 10,...
4 Years Ago
Does anybody use rechargeable hearing aid batteries in their hearing aide? if you do do you like how they proform? how long does a fully charged battery last.
4 Years Ago
I recieve my baha implant 4 month ago. After having SSD for 15yrs. I am still using my dominant ear for 98% of my hearing. I need pointed in the right...
4 Years Ago
I am new to this Blog, so parden me if this question has been raised before. I am a 57 year old male who had an acoustic neuroma removed over 7 months...
4 Years Ago
October 13, 2010posted by  janet1  Hello everyone - I'm looking for information about programming of a BAHA.  I received mine less...
4 Years Ago
I'm scheduled to get my post implanted on Nov 4 and am looking forward to getting my Baha.  The Baha literature says it is programmable and,...
4 Years Ago
On Sat. Oct 2, Kara, Gatorfan (Wayne) and I, GRAMMYP (Peggy) will be at Barnes and Nobel Book Store, 9618 Watson, Crestwood, Mo from 10 until 12. ...
4 Years Ago
The event included two volunteerswho shared their stories.  See their picture below, Molly and Bob. The attendees enjoyed the presentation and...
4 Years Ago
 Cochlear hosts an AWESOME weekend in Orlando, Florida on February 17th through the 20th, 2011.  There, Baha recipients can attend educational...
4 Years Ago
Hello All- I'm still about two months away from getting my first processor, a BP100. I have been reading all of the manuals and such and was...
4 Years Ago
Hi all,I've finally bit the bullet and ordered the TCoil for my BP100 so I can try to hook up to Bluetooth. What I'd like to know from those of you...
4 Years Ago
The Baha CWYC free event is tomorrow! Here are the details: When:  Thursday, September 23Where: Courtyard Cleveland Independence, 5051 West Creek...
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 Please join us for this free educational event!Wednesday October 6th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pmIslandia Marriott Long Island3635 Express Drive...
4 Years Ago
I believe we have a new member on our BAHA site who would like some input regarding SSD.  When I went to post on the blog, I get the green bar at the...
4 Years Ago
Just got the BP100 back again from Cochlear. What wonderful people to deal with as have to send the unit back 3 times for cracking case and popping noises...
4 Years Ago
GRAMMYP- Blog Posts Clinal Trials - FinalSeptember 03, 2010posted by  GRAMMYP My participation in the clinical trial ended yesterday.  After a...
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September 05, 2010posted by  GRAMMYP I received a test unit of the BP100 and iPod connector.  I have to say that I am a little disappointed. ...
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   If anyone is a prospective BAHA recipient like myself, when doing research I was always looking for pictures and videos of anyone who had been...
4 Years Ago
My name is Joe Pelatt and I am the Cochlear Awareness Manager for Southern California.  We have an upcoming professional Baha educational event in...
4 Years Ago
I had my surgery on the 30th..... and Im feeling great.  I have had little if no pain.  I can't believe how good I feel.  Thought there...
4 Years Ago
Hello Cochlear Community! This video contest is sponsored by Bloorview Children's Centre in Toronto.  The challenge was to create a short video...
4 Years Ago
Looking for Volunteers for Video Cochlear is currently working on a video for a sales meeting in Sydney Australia and is looking for both CI...
4 Years Ago
I went back to the audi yesterday for a slight adjustment to the hearing aid.  I've been using the BAHA/aid combination for almost 3 weeks. ...
4 Years Ago
Privacy Setting August 09, 2010 posted by GRAMMYP To all of our new members on this cochlear site. I realize and even did the same thing myself when...
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I have now had the BAHA Divino for 4 weeks. Today I went back and received a hearing aid. It is a Resound X-Plore, open ear aid. The audi doing the study...
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Dear Grammy<   I was activated in May 2010.... and i have noticed i have good directional hearing from behind me, which i haven't had in 23...
4 Years Ago
Hi, I need a volunteer to speak with a baha candidate that wants to be connected with a baha recipient. She currently has not email but would like to...
4 Years Ago
Today I had my BAHA evaluation and it didn't go as I had hoped.  At this point the doctor is not convinced that the BAHA is going to do what I want...
4 Years Ago
Hi everyone We have several requests from people who only speak Spansih and would like to visit with someone who has Baha.   If you are...
4 Years Ago
I have a 5 month old son, whom the doctors are telling me they want to give the Baha implant. And I am so unsure of what to do for him. I know he can not...
4 Years Ago
I have been using the BP100 since Jan 1, 2010.  I have been SSD since 1996.  So far, I have not been able to discern the direction to sound with...
4 Years Ago
Hi everyone, I had my surgery for the implant 2 weeks ago and have had very few problems.  The only thing that is driving me crazy is having to...
4 Years Ago
I have just learned a new facet to this website.  I've been posting my blogs on my profile.  Sometimes people see them, sometimes not.  I...
4 Years Ago
Hello!  Like OMA, I am new to blogging so if there is something else I should be doing to find “friends" please let me know.  Also,...
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I ventured into Walgreen's yesterday with my mom, really had no plans to buy anything. However, their coupon booklet that is available at the front of...
4 Years Ago
I played golf this weekend and wore my Baha BP100 golf shirt.  I was asked in the clubhouse if anyone was giving me a bad time beacuse of my...
4 Years Ago
Now, I know part of that is because for some reason it doesn't show up right on my screen (it does on my other computer, but not on this one, and half...
4 Years Ago
Unlike many of the people here I have bilateral hearing loss and have had it for most of my life. I started losing my hearing as a young child due to...
4 Years Ago
Hello to all! I wanted to invite anyone in the Houston and surrounding areas to our first Baha Connect with your Community event. Wednesday, June...
4 Years Ago
One would think I'd be ecstatic over getting my second BP 100. Well I am still steaming over the fact that the audi charged me a 200 dollar programming...
4 Years Ago
 The first MI Baha CWYC event held last Saturday in Grand Rapids was very successful! We have 15 new volunteer that joined the cochlear awareness...
4 Years Ago
Hello Baha MI, Please join me to Learn, Connect and Share about Mixed, SSD and Conductive hearing solutions.  You can meet new friends, learn about...
4 Years Ago
Hi, I am the Awareness Manager for Texas and I have a clinic who has a Spanish speaking Baha candidate. If anyone in this group is Spanish speaking and...
4 Years Ago
Baha volunteers, we need your help! If you have SSD, and wear a Baha Sound Processor, we need your opinions! Cochlear is working on a project with the...
4 Years Ago
Over the last few months I have had some issues with my BAHA. I had my surgery done in July of 2009, and was fitted with it in October 2009. It has been...
4 Years Ago
Hi, everyone. Insurance approved the surgery (scheduled for Monday) and the processor, so I was thrilled, but I got the softband today to borrow for a couple...
4 Years Ago
We are currently looking for several volunteers to help out with the following Baha training for audiologists. The training will occur at our corporate...
4 Years Ago
 Hi Everyone, I am looking for some enthusiastic baha recipients that would love to mentor and/or  spread awareness to new candidates. ...
4 Years Ago
I had my Baha bp100 implant done 12/23/19. with very little problems with healing.  I was activated on 4/7/10, and in the past few days it seem that the...
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I am scheduled for the Baha implantation surgery in 2 weeks but I am not yet at all comfortable with actually going through with it. My husband and I are...
4 Years Ago
I have never done a blog before so I hope I am doing this correctly. I have been researching the BAHA Hearing System for the past few weeks and finally...
4 Years Ago
Hi,My name is Leah and I would really appreciate any assistance I can get.  My daughters audiologist recommended that she get the BAHA.  Emma is...
4 Years Ago
I'm the Awareness Manager for the Rocky Mountain Territory and I'm currently looking for Baha recipients living in Utah that would like to be...
4 Years Ago
Hello Baha Group!My name is Joe Pelatt and I am the Awareness Network Manager in the Southwest and Southern California.  I wanted to reach out to all of...
4 Years Ago
Live Online Cochlear Community Event - Cochlear™ Baha® BP100, the World's First Programmable Sound Processor for...
4 Years Ago
If you or someone you know answers yes to any of these questions, a Baha could be the solution:Do you have trouble getting sufficient loudness when using...
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