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Ask The Experts

Q&A from the most trusted names in audiology.

What is Meant by BrainHearing?

Alan Raffauf, MA

September 20, 2017

What is meant by BrainHearing? We hear with our ears, not with our brains.   Read More

What is MIPS and How is it Different from Traditional Bone Anchored Implant Surgery?

Harold Kim, MD

August 21, 2017

What is MIPS and how is it different from traditional bone anchored implant surgery?   Read More


Selecting a Power v. SuperPower Bone Anchored Hearing System for Children

Alan Raffauf, MA

March 27, 2017

Ponto 3, Ponto 3 Power, or Ponto 3 SuperPower – what should I fit on my pediatric patients?   Read More


Ponto 3 Family of Bone Anchored Sound Processors: Q & A

Alan Raffauf, MA

February 1, 2017

For a four-year-old boy with microtia and atresia in his right ear and a conductive hearing loss who will wear a sound processor on a Softband - is Ponto 3 or Ponto 3 SuperPower recommended?   Read More

What is the Minimum Age for a Bone Anchored Hearing System?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

November 14, 2016

What is the youngest age a child can be fit with a bone anchored hearing system?   Read More


What are the Benefits of the New Soft Healing Cap with the Ponto System?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

September 26, 2016

What are the benefits of the new soft healing cap with the Oticon Medical Ponto system?   Read More

What is the Battery Life of the Oticon Medical Streamer?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

August 29, 2016

What is the battery life of the Oticon Medical Streamer?   Read More


With Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery, Is Hair Removal Needed Around the Abutment Site?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

July 25, 2016

With Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery, does the hair still need to be removed around the periphery of the abutment site?   Read More

Pediatric Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions Q & A

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

March 21, 2016

Are there any long-term indications for the temporal bone for bone anchored hearing systems in children?   Read More


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


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