Photo Credit: Brendan Radke, The Cairns Post
Photo Credit: Brendan Radke, The Cairns Post

Kay Bally is enjoying a new lease on life and a whole new world of sound with the Cochlear™ Baha® 5 System.

“Prior to my Baha, I was constantly asking people to repeat themselves, which I’m sure drove them mad,” she said.

“I also don’t need to blast my family’s ears out with the TV and radio blaring for me to hear it anymore. And I have a new appreciation for music which my husband and I are able to enjoy again without the walls shaking.”

Seven years ago Kay experienced a cholesteatoma, a condition where growths starting destroying the tiny bones in the ear, leaving her deaf. The 59-year-old said she had taken her hearing for granted before undergoing numerous operations and receiving the Baha 5 Sytem.

Kay is amazed with the Baha technology, which can stream sound directly from an iPhone, iPad or iPod to her sound processor.

“You can answer the phone and you can hear it through the Baha,” she said. “I also have a remote control to adjust the sound. I call it my latest fashion accessory.”

Read the full story in The Cairns Post.

Learn more about the Baha 5 System and True Wireless Accessories.

Christine Casson
Christine Casson is a Marketing Manager at Cochlear Americas where she is responsible for planning and executing integrated consumer outreach campaigns. Passionate about the topic of hearing loss and ways in which to treat it, Christine enjoys speaking to and learning from Cochlear hearing implant recipients every day. She loves hearing about their unique experiences and how this miraculous technology has helped change their lives. In her free time, Christine enjoys spending time with her four children, cooking with her chef husband, hiking and enjoying the beautiful Colorado mountains.