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Meet Ponto User Dee Inman!

We asked Ponto users to share their experience with us about what life is like with their Oticon Medical Ponto. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing their responses and hope it inspires you to choose sound, choose Ponto.

Our next user video comes from Dee Inman, who talks about the difficulty of social situations and how her Ponto has made a difference.

“I have worn other devices and whenever I did I would still isolate myself from situations when I had to be around other people. But with my Ponto, I’m able to have conversations with those around me in a restaurant, when it’s noisy, I can converse with those at my table. Family situations, I don’t shy away from those, I don’t isolate myself anymore.” 

Listen to the full story below:

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Meet Ponto User Winslow Pipes!

We asked Ponto users to share their experience with us about what life is like with their Oticon Medical Ponto. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing their responses and hope it inspires you to choose sound, choose Ponto.

This weeks user video comes from Ann and Winslow Pipes who share their journey of selecting the Ponto Pro Power.

“We didn’t notice any feedback at all and the TV wasn’t getting turned up as loud anymore. Once he (Winslow) had it implanted, he was so pleased with the clarity and volume we decided to implant his left side as well as his right”

Listen to the full story below:

If you would like to know more about the Ponto system and speak to an audiologist, click the button below and we will connect you. 

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A Social Story: Ross Wiseman’s Journey of Getting his Ponto Plus Power

 

Ross Wiseman

Ross Wiseman

Today, we’re delighted to share this great timeline from Ross Wiseman through his own social media posts.

It’s his journey in deciding on and getting the Oticon Medical Ponto Plus Power bone anchored hearing system (BAHS). Through responses from the community and his own evaluation, Ross is happy and hearing great with the Ponto Plus. 

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Meet Dee Inman: A Ponto User, Oticon Medical Community Member & Cancer Survivor

We always say our community is the backbone of Oticon Medical. Part of what makes our backbone strong are the inspirational stories of the community members—stories like Anthony Smith’s life as a superhero, and Luca Brooks growing up with the Ponto Plus Power. Adding to the inspiration is Dee Inman. In January 2013, Dee had a stuffy nose that wouldn’t go away, which led to her finding out she had cancer. Among many things, the cancer affected her hearing. Almost three years later, Dee is a proud cancer survivor, and Ponto wearer. Her story is truly incredible and we’re excited to share it with you today.

Dee attended our Patient Advocacy Workshop, and we got the opportunity to hear her full story in person. Here’s her retelling.

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Resources for Parents and Teachers of Children with Hearing Loss

While hearing systems like the Ponto can help children with hearing loss have a better experience in school, there are additional steps to ensure they’re getting everything they need and that everyone is informed and on the same page. That’s why we’ve put together a “living” folder of resources for parents and teachers to make school as enjoyable and effective as possible.

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An Inside Look at Oticon Medical at Work

Today, we’re sharing an inside look at Oticon Medical at work. This is one of our sound studios in the Oticon Medical headquarters in Kongebakken, Denmark. It’s a silent room that can create any acoustical environment to test products with real patients.

This is just one of the many tests Pontos go through before they make their way to you.

Oticon Medical at Work

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Oticon Medical Outstanding Advocacy Moments Captured

We’ve seen just about everything come out of the amazing Oticon Medical and healthy hearing community. From Anthony Smith becoming Marvel’s Blue Ear superhero to YouTube videos with hundreds of thousands of views. There’s no doubt, this community is filled with champions.

Here, we’re collecting a living list of outstanding advocacy moments when the love for Ponto was taken to a whole new level!

Kristi Gardner's Sound Matters TattooKristi Gardner’s “Sound Matters” Tattoo

Kristi Gardner shows the world that sound matters with her brand new Ponto-inspired tattoo. “Sound Matters” is Oticon Medical’s tagline, and it’s truly why we do what we do every day.

“As I was waiting for my turn I HEARD an ice cream truck through the walls over the tattoo gun, so last minute change of plans. This is what it inspired. Thanks all to my Pontos!”

Kristi isn’t the only one in her family who loves her Pontos, her daughter Sarah also wears a Ponto Plus.

Also Read: Ponto Plus Users Share How They Use the Oticon Medical Streamer featuring Kristi’s daughter Sarah.

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Apply Now: Oticon Medical’s 2015 Advocate Leadership Workshop

It’s that time! We’re excited to open up applications for Oticon Medical’s 2015 Advocate Leadership Workshop. Starting today, you can apply or nominate a Ponto user you know to attend the workshop that will take place September 18-20, 2015 in Somerset, New Jersey at the Oticon Medical U.S. headquarters.

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other Ponto users, share their stories and provide real-time feedback to help influence the future of the hearing industry. Selected applicants will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New Jersey for the workshop.

Please note that this workshop is specific to Ponto users currently living in the United States. Applications must be received before Friday, July 3 at 5:00pm EST to be considered.

Here are just a few of the amazing memories we have from past workshops.

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Help Oticon Medical Name the Newest Member of the Family

We’re excited to introduce you to a new member of the Oticon Medical family– and hopefully soon to be a member of yours too! Meet our new mascot. Not only is the Oticon Medical monkey cuddly and cute, it wears its own Ponto Plus.

The New Oticon Medical Ponto Monkey

The only problem? This monkey doesn’t have a name yet! We wanted to leave that up to YOU! Starting today through May 22, 2015 at 5:00pm EST, we’re taking your name suggestions. Not only will we pick a winner from the suggestions that come in, the first 20 people to share their suggestions by using the form below will get their own monkey.

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