BONEBRIDGE for children

A comfortable and simple hearing solution
for younger users

BONEBRIDGE
for children

A comfortable and simple hearing solution
for younger users

We understand that each individual child has unique needs when it comes to choosing the right hearing system for them. One such solution is BONEBRIDGE, an active bone conduction implant, suitable for children aged 5 years old and above.

The BONEBRIDGE hearing implant solution can be an effective solution if your child has been diagnosed with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or single-sided deafness.

Benefits of the BONEBRIDGE

Intact Skin
The implant sits entirely beneath intact skin, so the risk of skin complications is greatly reduced. This eliminates the need for further follow-up appointments regarding skin treatment, so your child can fully benefit from their BONEBRIDGE hearing implant system.

Gentle Surgery
BONEBRIDGE surgery usually lasts between 30 and 60 minutes as it is a minimally invasive surgical procedure. No further surgical intervention is required afterwards as all replaceable parts of the BONEBRIDGE are located in the external audio processor.

Simple Handling
The BONEBRIDGE system is designed to be comfortably worn and easily operated, making it ideal for your child to wear. The external audio processor is compact and simple to use. It is worn on the head behind the ear, so the ear canal remains open for greater wearing comfort. Depending on use, the battery lasts for approximately 5 days, which means your child doesn't have to worry about carrying spare batteries with them all the time. And when they need to change the battery they will find it easy to do so themselves.

Streamlined Design
The implant technology has been developed so that the stimulating part sits directly in the bone. Therefore the design of the audio processor is slimmer than ever before making it a comfortable choice for your child. Due to its innovative and flexible design, SAMBA was honored with the prestigious reddot design award.

MR Conditional
The implant of the BONEBRIDGE system is MR conditional up to 1.5 Tesla. This gives your child the opportunity to undergo MRI scans in the future, if required.

Latest Technology
The audio processor of the BONEBRIDGE is externally located, so it can always be upgraded to ensure your child benefits from the latest technology. Even years after implantation, your child can receive the newest audio processor, undergo a simple fitting and return home with the latest technology available.

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Information for Parents

Accessories for the BONEBRIDGE

SAMBA Kids Set

Life is full of adventures, with each day opening a world of opportunities. BONEBRIDGE in combination with the SAMBA Kids Set offers children just that, with fun cover colours and designs to choose from, protection for their SAMBA Audio Processor, and a new friend who can look after their audio processor at night. With the SAMBA Kids set, you can be confident that the support and accessories for your child’s hearing implant solution are available, enabling them to live a full and active life!
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MED-EL Sports Headband

With a passion for discovery, children are always on the move: Be it playing in the garden, exploring the outdoors, or taking part in all sorts of activities with friends. As a parent, you can be assured that the audio processor will stay in place with the MED-EL Sports Headband. Thanks to the specially designed pockets within the headband the audio processor can be kept securely in place over the implant. The breathable microfiber material also protects the audio processor from sweat and moisture*, offering a soft and comfortable solution for your child to wear.
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* Please note that the MED-EL Sports Headband should not be used for water sports.

SAMBA Design Covers

SAMBA is the latest generation of audio processor for the BONEBRIDGE and is available with different colours and designs. Besides 8 interchangeable covers that match with their hair colour, your child can also choose from a variety of fun design covers to make an expressive statement.
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Activity Clip

To enjoy a fun-filled and active lifestyle, your child can also benefit from an additional fixation of their SAMBA which helps to keep it in the right position on their head. The Activity Clip is simply placed between the audio processor and your child’s head*. This small accessory offers you extra peace of mind and your child the chance to be confident whilst on the move. *
*Activity Clips are sundries and not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

Hair Clip

For stabilizing and securing the audio processor in the hair, different hair clips are available. These can be selected depending on your child’s hair texture and hair length for maximum grip.

Accessories for the BONEBRIDGE

SAMBA Kids Set

Life is full of adventures, with each day opening a world of opportunities. BONEBRIDGE in combination with the SAMBA Kids Set offers children just that, with fun cover colours and designs to choose from, protection for their SAMBA Audio Processor, and a new friend who can look after their audio processor at night. With the SAMBA Kids set, you can be confident that the support and accessories for your child’s hearing implant solution are available, enabling them to live a full and active life!

MED-EL Sports Headband

With a passion for discovery, children are always on the move: Be it playing in the garden, exploring the outdoors, or taking part in all sorts of activities with friends. As a parent, you can be assured that the audio processor will stay in place with the MED-EL Sports Headband. Thanks to the specially designed pockets within the headband the audio processor can be kept securely in place over the implant. The breathable microfiber material also protects the audio processor from sweat and moisture*, offering a soft and comfortable solution for your child to wear.
Read more
* Please note that the MED-EL Sports Headband should not be used for water sports.

SAMBA Design Covers

SAMBA is the latest generation of audio processor for the BONEBRIDGE and comes is available inwith different colours and designs. Besides 8 interchangeable covers that match with their hair colour, your child can also choose from a variety of fun design covers to make an expressive statement.
Read more

Activity Clip

To enjoy a fun-filled and active lifestyle, your child can also benefit from an additional fixation of their SAMBA which helps to keep it in the right position on their head. The Activity Clip is simply placed between the audio processor and your child’s head*. This small accessory offers you extra peace of mind and your child the chance to be confident whilst on the move. *
*Activity Clips are sundries and not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

Hair Clip

For stabilizing and securing the audio processor in the hair, different hair clips are available. These can be selected depending on your child’s hair texture and hair length for maximum grip.

User Stories

Erwin, 12 years

Erwin was one of the first children to receive a BONEBRIDGE. It has helped him become fully involved in daily life with his family and friends. In his own words: “I wouldn't want anything else!”

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Lisa, 6 years

Lisa was born with only one pinna and suffered from atresia on her right side. Since being implanted with the BONEBRIDGE, she has been actively involved in all sorts of events and groups at school. Her spirit for life has been renewed and she can now enjoy her life to the fullest.

Read Lisa's Story
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Take the next step

If you would like to learn more about how to receive a BONEBRIDGE implant, click here: the steps to the BONEBRIDGE . If you would like more detailed information or would like to be referred to a BONEBRIDGE centre in your area, please contact us directly.

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