Hearing Aids

 

Completely-in-Canal (CIC):
  • Cosmetically appealing- nearly invisible
  • Potential for ‘pluged up’ feeling
  • Easy telephone use
  • Requires good dexterity to insert
  • Shorter battery life
  • Occasional wax build up

In-The-Canal (ITC) or Half-Shell (HS)
  • Cosmetically appealing- slightly visible
  • Less ‘plugged up’ feeling
  • Easy telephone use
  • Requires good dexterity to insert
  • Wireless communication available

In-The-Ear (ITE)
  • Visible in the ear
  • Easy to handle
  • Less ‘plugged up’ feeling
  • More power
  • Better battery life
  • Wireless communication available

 

Micro Behind-The-Ear (BTE)
  • Cosmetically appealing – nearly invisible
  • No ‘plugged up’ feeling
  • Easy to insert
  • Wireless communication available

Behind-The-Ear (BTE)
  • Cosmetically appealing – slightly visible
  • Easier to handle
  • Good durability
  • Wireless communication available

Power Behind-The-Ear (BTE)
  • Cosmetically appealing – slightly visible
  • Easier to handle
  • Good durability
  • Most power
  • Wireless communication available