Ponto can be the best support you need in your daily life

The Ponto™ System helps you overcome hearing loss

If you are deaf on one side or have outer or middle ear problems, Ponto may be the solution for you. Ponto uses the body’s natural ability to transfer sound through bone conduction, and it can be the support you need to participate more in daily life.

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Most Ponto users quickly get used to the idea of snapping on their Ponto sound processor in the morning to switch on more sound.

“It’s like wearing glasses”

Most Ponto users quickly get used to the idea of snapping on their Ponto sound processor in the morning to switch on more sound. With its outstanding sound quality and user-friendly discreet design, it has helped thousands of users around the world at work, at school and in daily life.

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I have to say that the fitting was pretty amazing. It was raining that day. When I drove home, I could hear the ping of the raindrops on my windscreen. I thought, “Oh my gosh, I can hear everything — every little detail.”

Robb, conductive hearing loss

Ponto 4 introduction

Open Sound. Open Life

Ponto 4 is the smallest bone anchored sound processor on the market. It offers both reliability and performance with an open sound experience and full wireless connectivity.

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It was fantastic. It was just before Christmas, and my Ponto was by far the best Christmas present I got.

Louise, single-sided deafness

Ask a Ponto user about Ponto sound and they will talk about natural sounds, great listening and easy communication.

Ponto means sound quality

Ask a Ponto user about Ponto sound and they will talk about natural sounds, great listening and easy communication. In fact, Ponto sound quality is so close to natural that Ponto users frequently tell us that they often forget they’re even wearing a sound processor.

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Impact beyond better hearing

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    Learn faster1

    1. Pittman, A. Bone conduction amplification in children: Stimulation via a percutaneous abutment vs. a transcutaneous softband. Ear Hear (under review).

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    Remember more2

    2. Lunner, T. et al. (2016). Using Speech Recall in Hearing Aid Fitting and Outcome Evaluation Under Ecological Test Conditions. Ear Hear 37 Suppl. 1: 145S-154S.

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    Less effort3

    3. Bianchi, F. et al. Benefit of higher maximum force output on listening effort in bone-anchored hearing system users: a pupillometry study. Ear Hear (under review).

Ponto 4 is designed for discretion

Designed for discretion

The Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS) has been designed to avoid the need for stitches. Less interference with tissue than ever before, scarring is kept to a minimum and ensures that your hair will grow back and look like it did before the surgery. 

I no longer have to remind him to wear his sound processor. He can see that it benefits him, and that’s the big difference. Even at the noisy after-school club, he will wear the new sound processor. In the past, that’s where he would take his hearing aid off.

Louise, mother of Reuben, single-sided deafness

 

1. Pittman, A. Bone conduction amplification in children: Stimulation via a percutaneous abutment vs. a transcutaneous softband. Ear Hear (In press).
2. Lunner, T. et al. (2016). Using Speech Recall in Hearing Aid Fitting and Outcome Evaluation Under Ecological Test Conditions. Ear Hear 37 Suppl 1: 145S-154S.
3. Bianchi, F. et al. Benefit of higher maximum force output on listening effort in bone-anchored hearing system users: a pupillometry study. Ear Hear (In press).

Depending on patient indication the perceived benefit may vary.