Hearing Aids

open_bte Open behind-the-ear (BTE)

  • Small BTE hearing aid attaches to a slim tube which directs sound into the ear
  • “Open” type of fitting is very comfortable and discreet and has a more natural sound with less occlusion (“blocked ear” feeling)
  • Suitable for mild to moderate high-frequency hearing losses

bte_canal_receiver Behind-the-ear Canal Receiver Technology (CRT)

  • Ultra-small, lightweight, behind-the-ear (BTE) style that sits snugly behind the ear and connects to the ear with a nearly invisible thin tube
  • Tiny speaker in the ear canal delivers quality sound
  • Benefits include more natural sound and less occlusion (“blocked ear” feeling) than a traditional BTE

behind_the_ear Behind-the-ear (BTE)

  • Worn comfortably behind the ear while amplified sound travels down a tube to a customized earmold that fits securely into the ear
  • Because they arelarger, BTEs can accommodate bigger batteries for longer life and larger amplifiers for maximum amplification for people with a more severe hearing loss
  • Most are compatible with assistive listening devices and are suitable for mild to profound hearing losses

cic Micro-completely-in-the-canal (micro CIC)

  • Smallest custom hearing aid available
  • This tiny ultra comfortable in-th-ear solution fits deeply inside the ear canal making it hidden from sight.
  • Since the microphone is at the opening of the ear canal, this style provides a more natural sound quality
  • Suitable for mild to moderately severe hearing losses

micro_cic Completely-in-the-canal (CIC)

  • Smallest custom hearing aid available, the CIC fits deeply inside the ear canal making it almost invisible and very discreet
  • Since the microphone is at the opening of the ear canal, this style provides a more natural sound quality
  • Suitable for mild to moderately severe hearing losses

itc In-the-canal (ITC)

  • Custom-made to fit almost entirely inside the ear canal, making them difficult to notice
  • Suitable for mild to moderately severe hearing losses

half_shell_ite Half shell (ITE)

  • Custom-made to fit securely in your outer ear, ensuring optimum performance and maximum comfort
  • Suitable for mild to severe hearing losses

full_shell_ite Full shell (ITE)

  • Custom-made to fit securely and comfortably in the outer ear making it more suitable for people with dexterity challenges
  • Larger in size than the half shell and are suitable for mild to severe hearing losses
  • Accommodates larger batteries required for longer life

HEARING AID BRANDS