How do you choose the right hearing aid? With so many types of hearing aids and price points, how do you know which are best for you? Find out what to consider when choosing hearing aids.
So many hearing aid options are available today. This includes inexpensive amplifiers purchased through a Facebook ad to the most advanced hearing technology on the market. We will walk you through your options and discuss which style will help you. Above all, it is based on your specific needs and hearing loss.
We also know there are as many opinions on the best looking or best quality hearing aids. First, we keep your hearing loss, lifestyle, cosmetic concerns and budget in mind. Furthermore, we also offer every style from all the major manufacturers. Whether you like a more discreet option or something larger that is easier to handle, our substantial offering options are certain to match you with what is most appropriate for you. To give you a better idea of what’s available today, read below or click here to go to our video blog series that takes a deep dive into the most popular hearing aid styles available today.
Styles of Hearing Aids: Over the Ear
Receiver-in-Canal (RIC) – Far and away the most popular hearing aid available today, the RIC offers a super discreet and powerful option for those with mild to profound hearing loss. The close proximity of the speaker to the ear drum allows for amazing sound quality that is natural, not tinny or distorted. To learn more, cick here.
Behind-the-Ear (BTE) – This more traditional style rests behind your outer ear and delivers sound via a transparent tube connected to a custom mold or dome, depending on the severity of the hearing loss. BTE hearing aids are excellent for those with moderate to profound hearing loss. And also those with vision or dexterity issues. To learn more, click here.
Hearing Aid Styles: In the Ear
In-the-Ear (ITE) – Custom fit to the shape of your ear, ITE hearing aids are ideal for those suffering from mild to severe hearing loss. They also help those that may require an easier to handle option. This powerful hearing aid offers full sound directly to the ear canal. Depending on the need, ITE’s are offered in a full or half shell option for your comfort and convenience. To learn more, click here.
In-the-Canal (ITC) – A good compromise between cosmetics and function, the ITC hearing aids offers advanced features and natural sound for those with a mild to severe hearing loss. Custom fit to your ear, it is a comfortable and discreet option that is easy to insert. To learn more, click here.
Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC) – Designed for those whose goal is near-complete invisibility, today’s CIC hearing aid allows you to wear hearing aids that go almost totally unnoticed. They are good for a mild to severe hearing loss. If cosmetics are a major concern, CIC’s may be a great option for you. To learn more, click here.
Invisible-in-the-Canal Hearing Aid (IIC) – This style hearing aid sits deeply in the ear canal, making it invisible to the casual observer. While tinier devices offer less technological features as their larger counterparts, the IIC will work for someone with mild to severe hearing loss. It also offers crisp and clear sound delivered much closer to the eardrum. To learn more, click here.
Hearing Aid Costs
During your in-home appointment, we will listen carefully to your concerns in order to match you with the most appropriate style and level of technology that will help you achieve the best possible solution within your budget. Even more, ZERO % promotional financing is available! Contact us now to learn more and schedule your free appointment (440) 310-7037.
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