HEARING AIDS

Helping You Find Your Perfect Hearing Aids

So, your ears are not what they used to be. You want to experience better hearing to boost your ability to fully engage in the world around you and to feel confident once again when entering conversational situations. For this, you may require hearing aids.

Now, we know that the idea of having to wear a hearing aid can be a bit daunting at first. When confronted with the reality that you might need a hearing aid, many of us still imagine the big, clunky, plastic, notoriously unreliable devices from years gone by. But fear not – hearing aid technology has surged forwards in the last decade.

The cumbersome models of the past have been replaced by sleek, discreet, powerful, and reliable aids. There are now so many solutions to choose from and there is something on the market to fit every requirement, budget, and lifestyle. It could even be argued that some pieces enhance your hearing beyond the capabilities of natural aural ability, offering advanced features such as night modes, app controls, and Bluetooth device connectivity.

We are proud to say that we have access to a diverse selection of the most popular and up-to-date hearing aids.

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The Different Styles of Hearing Aids

Invisible-In-Canal (IIC)

These are a great solution if you have a mild to moderate hearing loss. Custom fitted, they come in a range of colors to choose from. They are inserted deeper into the ear canal, so depending on your ear, they’re difficult to see when worn. Style-conscious wearers especially appreciate this benefit.

Completely-In-Canal (CIC) 

Unlike the IICs, these devices are easy to insert and remove from your ear by using the small “handle” that peaks out slightly at the side. Custom made and almost invisible, these come in a range of colors so you can match your inner ear’s skin tone. They’re a superb option if you have mild to moderate hearing loss.

In-The-Canal (ITC) 

If you have mild to mildly severe hearing loss, then ITC hearing aids might be the right ones for you. They are custom-fitted, skin tone matched, and inserting and removing them is easy. Designed to blend in with your natural ear, ITCs are ideal for hearing that is diminishing at a rapid pace.

In-The-Ear (ITE)

ITE hearing aids are a good choice for mildly severe to severe hearing loss patients. These devices offer maximum hearing coverage. They are comfortable to wear thanks to their sleek design that fits perfectly within the outer ear entrance. You can choose from a range of colors. They’re custom designed and can be made to match your skin tone.

Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

Hardly noticeable, the RICs feature a receiver or speaker, that is worn within the ear canal. Plastic acoustical tubes are replaced with thin electrical wires to reduce distortion. RIC hearing aids are comfortable to wear, offer an open fit, and are an excellent option for those with mild to moderate hearing losses.

Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

When you think of hearing aids, the BTE design probably comes to mind. The technology lies within the casing and ensures a comfortable fit behind the ear. A clear plastic acoustical tube sends amplified sounds into a customized earmold that’s worn inside the canal. You can choose from many different colors, their buttons are user-friendly, and the devices are very discreet. BTEs are most often worn by patients with moderate to severe hearing losses.

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