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When Pretending to Hear Is No Longer Acceptable

Robb Boss believed he was doing “just fine” coping with his conductive hearing loss. A successful oncology sales representative with a leading pharmaceutical company, Robb’s personable and intelligent communication with colleagues and clients has led to much success and satisfaction for the 41-year-old. But, a brief conversation with a co-worker helped Robb see the downside of his untreated unilateral conductive hearing loss and take action.

After “pretending” to hear nearly his whole life, Robb decided that improving his hearing would improve relationships at work and with the people who matter the most– his family. “I was living my life pretending I could hear, Robb says. “It started hindering communication within the family and professionally. We have five girls and they all have tones of voices that I just couldn’t hear at all.”

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Interview with Amy Mackey: Experience with the Ponto Plus & Ponto Plus Streamer

We sat down with Amy Mackey to learn more about her story with hearing loss. After struggling with hearing loss in one ear her whole life, last July her worst fear came true– she also lost hearing in her good ear. After months of nearly total deafness, Amy received her Ponto Plus and Ponto Plus Streamer. Here’s how they’ve been working for her.

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