Cochlear lands FDA clearance for Baha 4 bone conduction hearing

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 9:29am
Mass Device

Cochlear Limited wins FDA clearance for its Baha 4 Attract system, a hearing aid based on magnetic bone conduction.

Cochlear Limited lands FDA clearance for bone conduction hearing solution

Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) said landed 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Baha 4 attract system, a bone conduction hearing system.

The Baha uses a system of magnets to conduct sound. A sound processor attached to an external magnet transmits sounds to a magnet implanted under the skin, which then conducts sound to a titanium implant.


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