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About hearing aids

We are living in a very modern and "Technologically Advanced" society. There are numerous choices, in terms of the specific hearing assistance apporatice for the hearing-impaired to choose from, in order to improve the quality of your hearing. Often these are personal choices, based on lifestyle, appearance, and comfort. Below is an explanation of, and images of, the most common kinds of hearing aids. Take a moment to familiarize yourself, with the different choices which are available to you.

  • Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

    BTE instruments’ technology is housed in a casing that rests behind the ear. A clear plastic

    tube then directs amplified sound into an earmold inside the ear canal.

  • Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

    The receiver-in-canal device is small, discreet, and incredibly quick to fit; perfect for many

    first-time wearers.

  • Completely-In-Canal (CIC)

    These devices fit completely in the canal. Only the head of a tiny plastic line — with which you

    insert or remove the instrument — shows above the canal.

  • In-The-Canal (ITC)

    In-the-canal instruments feature an earmold that fits down into the ear canal and a smaller

    portion that faces out into the outer ear.

  • In-The-Ear (ITE)

    In-the-ear instruments house the technology components in a custom-formed earmold that fits

    within the outer portion of the ear.

  • IIC Invisible Hearing Aids

    The most-advanced invisible hearing aids on the market. Custom fit to your exact needs and unique ear

    canal shape, they rest comfortably deep in your ear, so only you know they’re there.