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Advanced Hearing Aid Technology to Meet Your Needs and Preferences

Do you think of those bulky, noisy devices your parents or grandparents wore whenever someone mentions hearing aids?

Hearing aids are only one piece in the puzzle of achieving better hearing, but the stigma attached to them often prevents people from taking a positive step-change toward better hearing.

The stigma of hearing aids is a thing of the past thanks to advanced digital technology.

Today’s hearing aids are smaller, fashionable, lighter weight, more discreet, and far more powerful than they were even a decade ago.

Many advanced technology hearing aids feature rechargeable batteries and advanced connectivity, allowing you to stream phone calls from your cell phone as well as audio from your television, stereo, or tablet directly into your hearing devices.

The great features offered by modern hearing aids ensure you have plenty of choices and can select from the features and styles available from manufacturers like Phonak, ReSound, Widex, Oticon, Signia, Starkey, and Unitron, guided by the recommendations from our experienced team.

If you want to talk to our experienced and friendly team call us at (833) 244-3275 or complete our ‘schedule a hearing assessment form‘.

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We Have a Variety of Styles to Fit Your
Needs and Personal Preferences

BEHIND-THE-EAR (BTE)

BTE hearing aids resemble the design of older analogue hearing aids but with digital technology. They are the largest, most reliable, and powerful style available but are still significantly smaller and lighter than older style BTEs. Their greater power and performance is due to the higher number of circuitry options encased in the unit that rests behind your ear. Sounds processed by this unit are sent to the ear canal using clear plastic tubing attached to an earmold that perfectly replicates the size and shape of your ear. Severe to profound hearing loss will receive the most benefit from this style of hearing aid.

RECEIVER-IN-THE-EAR (RITE)

RITE is a modification of the BTE style hearing aid. RITE hearing aids move the receiver (or speaker) from the BTE portion of the instrument, fit it into the ear canal, and then connect the two components using a very thin wire inside clear plastic tubing. This arrangement enables more natural sound quality as well as added wearing discretion. All levels of hearing loss can benefit from this style of hearing aid, which comes with either standard or custom earpieces.

IN-THE-EAR (ITE)

ITE instruments have no casing to rest behind the ear. Their technology is housed inside a hard plastic shell that is molded to the unique shape of your outer ear canal. This style is often preferred by those who wear glasses or use an oxygen cannula to eliminate the complications related with the BTE components of other styles. ITE devices often come in skin-tone matching colors as well as a variety of sizes to improve wearing discretion. Those with a mild to moderate hearing loss qualify for ITE style instruments.

IN-THE-CANAL (ITC)

ITC hearing aids are the result of reducing the size of ITE devices. Similar to ITE hearing aids, they are custom molded to fit your outer ear, but they fit further in with only their outer portion visible, allowing added wearing discretion. These instruments will provide benefits to individuals with a mild to moderate hearing loss, but because their technology, volume control wheels, and other controls take up a very small space, wearers need fine dexterity for insertion and adjustment.

COMPLETELY-IN-THE-CANAL (CIC)

CIC devices take hearing aids deeper still. They are custom molded to fit further into the ear canal, utilizing a tiny clear plastic post for placement and removal. Certainly less visible, fine dexterity is essential for being able to insert them, and they require digital adjustment because they include no manual controls. Their simplicity is a good fit for those with a mild to moderate hearing loss and some basic tech savvy.

INVISIBLE-IN-THE-CANAL (IIC)

The first 100% invisible digital hearing aids with full programmability are IIC style hearing aids. These are designed for a snug, custom fit near the second bend of your ear canal. They also require a tiny post for insertion and include no manual controls. They provide complete wearing discretion for individuals with a mild to moderate hearing loss, fine dexterity, and a basic understanding of digital technology.


BEHIND-THE-EAR (BTE)

BTE hearing aids resemble the design of older analogue hearing aids but with digital technology. They are the largest, most reliable, and powerful style available but are still significantly smaller and lighter than older style BTEs. Their greater power and performance is due to the higher number of circuitry options encased in the unit that rests behind your ear. Sounds processed by this unit are sent to the ear canal using clear plastic tubing attached to an earmold that perfectly replicates the size and shape of your ear. Severe to profound hearing loss will receive the most benefit from this style of hearing aid.


RECEIVER-IN-THE-EAR (RITE)

RITE is a modification of the BTE style hearing aid. RITE hearing aids move the receiver (or speaker) from the BTE portion of the instrument, fit it into the ear canal, and then connect the two components using a very thin wire inside clear plastic tubing. This arrangement enables more natural sound quality as well as added wearing discretion. All levels of hearing loss can benefit from this style of hearing aid, which comes with either standard or custom earpieces.


OPEN FIT (MINI BTE)

Similar to the BTE, the OPEN Fit or Mini-BTE houses its technology in a hard plastic case that rests behind your ear. This unit, in contrast to older BTE instruments, is extremely difficult to see from the front or side even for those with short hair styles. An open ear bud inserted deep into your ear canal and a very small connecting tube for greater wearing discretion is the primary difference between the Mini BTE and a Standard BTE. Earpieces can be custom molded or come in a “few sizes fits most” dome arrangement. Mini BTEs are designed for individuals with a mild to moderate high frequency hearing loss.


IN-THE-EAR (ITE)

ITE instruments have no casing to rest behind the ear. Their technology is housed inside a hard plastic shell that is molded to the unique shape of your outer ear canal. This style is often preferred by those who wear glasses or use an oxygen cannula to eliminate the complications related with the BTE components of other styles. ITE devices often come in skin-tone matching colors as well as a variety of sizes to improve wearing discretion. Those with a mild to moderate hearing loss qualify for ITE style instruments.


IN-THE-CANAL (ITC)

ITC hearing aids are the result of reducing the size of ITE devices. Similar to ITE hearing aids, they are custom molded to fit your outer ear, but they fit further in with only their outer portion visible, allowing added wearing discretion. These instruments will provide benefits to individuals with a mild to moderate hearing loss, but because their technology, volume control wheels, and other controls take up a very small space, wearers need fine dexterity for insertion and adjustment.


COMPLETELY-IN-THE-CANAL (CIC)

CIC devices take hearing aids deeper still. They are custom molded to fit further into the ear canal, utilizing a tiny clear plastic post for placement and removal. Certainly less visible, fine dexterity is essential for being able to insert them, and they require digital adjustment because they include no manual controls. Their simplicity is a good fit for those with a mild to moderate hearing loss and some basic tech savvy.


INVISIBLE-IN-THE-CANAL (IIC)

The first 100% invisible digital hearing aids with full programmability are IIC style hearing aids. These are designed for a snug, custom fit near the second bend of your ear canal. They also require a tiny post for insertion and include no manual controls. They provide complete wearing discretion for individuals with a mild to moderate hearing loss, fine dexterity, and a basic understanding of digital technology.