When a child and parent feel ready to make the switch from wearing a Ponto on a softband to an abutment, there are a number of steps that can help prepare a family. To better illustrate the journey, Brittney Underwood is sharing her son Calvin’s story of preparing for his bilateral abutment surgery in June, where he will be receiving two Ponto 3 SuperPowers.
Video one: Why Calvin is transitioning to Ponto 3 SuperPowers on abutments
“Because he’s wearing his Pontos on a softband he’s not getting the access that he would have if it was direct bone contact” – Brittney
Video two: How Brittney is helping her son Calvin prepare for abutment surgery
“We’ve been explaining it to Calvin and showing him pictures of abutments.” – Brittney
Video three: Calvin’s recovery from his abutment surgery
“It went really well. He’s not having any pain, he’s just really tired.” – Brittney
Video four: Calvin’s recovery from his abutment surgery
“His abutments are healing amazingly.” – Brittney
Video five: Calvin receives his Ponto 3 SuperPowers on his abutments!
“He’s snapped on!” – Brittney
Video six: Improvements after Calvin’s abutment surgery
“Calvin has exploded in speech. We are loving this new processor and the abutment!” – Brittney
Video seven: Improvements after Calvin’s abutment surgery
“We are seeing so many big things since he was snapped on! Here he is saying the alphabet with Alpha pig!” – Brittney
Find a clinic
Click the button if you want to learn more about our Ponto bone anchored hearing systems or arrange a trial.
Its seems extremely difficult to connect with this site! is this a sight for special/certain customers or is it for the general public uses. Please inform! I tried to access a page that asked about what type of hearing aid I now possess, but to no avail. Did not gave an option for a no answer.
Hi Ida, we’re sorry you’re having difficulties. This is a public site for people who are interested in learning more about bone-anchored hearing and Oticon Medical’s Ponto device. Which page were you trying to access that you had trouble with? Here to help – Liz