Knowing the Different Types of Hearing Aids

There’s an array of different types of hearing aids in the marketplace. They’re designed for personalities diverse lifestyles and budgets. Each type offers its own benefits and drawbacks. The various types are:

  • Behind the ear (BTE) – open match
  • Behind the ear (BTE) – with ear mold
  • Completely in the canal (CIC)
  • In the canal (ITC)
  • In the ear (ITE)
  • Behind the Ear (BTE) – Open Fit

Supporting the ear, open fit hearing aids are streamlined and somewhat hidden to other people. They contain a compact outer shell that rests behind the ear having a thin tube or cable which goes into your ear canal. The cable is what sends sound into your ear canal. Continue reading Knowing the Different Types of Hearing Aids