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Oticon Medical: Ponto Evidence - January 2019

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Why Should You Use Bluetooth or Wireless with Patients who have SSD and Use Bone Anchored Solutions?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

February 22, 2016

Why would we use Bluetooth or wireless for patients that have single-sided deafness (SSD) and use Ponto Plus, if they use the phone or listen with their better hearing ear anyway?   Read More

What Is the Difference Between a Cochlear Implant and a Bone Anchored Hearing System?

Alison Sabbar

January 18, 2016

My patients frequently ask me the difference between cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing systems, particularly those that have done some research on the Internet. What is the best way to help...   Read More


Can FM Systems Be Used with Bone Anchored Hearing Systems?

Laura Carr, MS

December 7, 2015

Can FM systems be used with bone anchored hearing systems?   Read More


Are Two Bone Anchored Processors Implanted for Bilateral Atresia if One Device Will Stimulate Both Ears?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

November 16, 2015

For a child with bilateral atresia, are two bone anchored processors implanted if one device will stimulate both ears?   Read More

What is the Maximum Sensorineural Hearing Loss on a Good Ear for Ponto Candidacy?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

September 28, 2015

What is the maximum sensorineural hearing loss on a good ear for Ponto candidacy?   Read More

What are the Differences in Direct Drive vs. Skin Drive Bone Conduction Systems?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

June 29, 2015

What are the differences in implantable and non-implantable bone anchored systems?   Read More

How Can You Use the Skull Simulator for Testing Bone Anchored Hearing Systems?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

May 18, 2015

Is there anything clinically available to test the real-ear equivalent of bone anchored processors?   Read More

Does Ponto Plus Have Feedback Management?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

January 19, 2015

I feel some of my patients with bone-anchored processors face different feedback challenges than my patients with traditional hearing aid technology. What is the current feedback technology for some...   Read More

Does Oticon ConnectLine Work with the Ponto Streamer?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

November 24, 2014

Does Oticon ConnectLine Work with the Ponto Streamer?   Read More

What Are the Benefits of the Ponto Plus Bone-anchored Hearing System?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

October 27, 2014

What Are the Benefits of the Ponto Plus Bone-anchored Hearing System?   Read More

What FM Systems Can Be Used with Ponto Plus and Ponto Plus Power?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

September 22, 2014

What FM Systems Can Be Used with Ponto Plus and Ponto Plus Power?   Read More


How is Wireless Connectivity Used with Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

September 8, 2014

How is wireless connectivity used with bone anchored hearing solutions?   Read More

Can You Tell Me More About the Ponto Streamer?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

July 21, 2014

Can you tell me more about the Ponto Streamer?   Read More

Are Wireless Accessories Available for Bone-anchored Hearing Systems?

Alan Raffauf, MA

April 28, 2014

Are wireless accessories available for wearers of bone-anchored hearing systems?   Read More


Are There Any Advances in Surgical Techniques for Bone-anchored Hearing Systems?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

March 10, 2014

Have there been any advances in the surgical techniques for bone-anchored hearing systems?   Read More


What are the New Features of Ponto Plus?

Alan Raffauf, MA

February 10, 2014

What are the new features of Ponto Plus, the latest bone anchored solution from Oticon Medical?   Read More

When Can a Child Begin Using a Bone-anchored System with a Softband?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

November 25, 2013

At what age can a child begin using a bone-anchored system with a softband?   Read More


When Would a Patient with a Bone-anchored Hearing System Need a New Speech Processor?

Curt Gorman

July 15, 2013

When would a patient with a bone-anchored hearing system need a new speech processor?   Read More

How can a Patient Get a New Speech Processor for her Ponto Bone Anchored System through Medicare?

Curt Gorman

June 10, 2013

If my patient has Medicare and needs a new speech processor for her Ponto bone anchored system, how does she go about getting one?   Read More


Are there any Retrospective Studies on Bone-anchored Hearing Systems Comparing Outcomes?

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

April 22, 2013

Have there been any retrospective clinical studies on patients who have had bone-anchored hearing systems to compare techniques and look at outcomes?   Read More


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