Hearing Aid Styles

Full in Ear Canal

  • Least noticeable
  • Uses smaller batteries with shorter lives
  • Tends to offer fewer features
  • Improves Mild to Moderate hearing loss

Partially in Ear Canal

  • Somewhat larger, but not very noticeable
  • Has more features than "fully in ear" models
  • Features, because of small body size, can be trickier to access
  • Improves Mild to Moderate hearing loss

Half Shell Hearing Aid

  • Is bigger than the previous two styles
  • Somewhat larger body makes it easier to adjust the settings
  • Usually has more features like directional microphone and volume control
  • Improves Mild to Severe hearing loss

Full Shell Hearing Aid

  • Larger than other in-the-ear aids, thus somewhat more visible
  • Easier to insert in ear
  • Are comfortable, and it's easy to turn the volume up or down
  • May pick up wind noise
  • Often has more features that are easier to adjust
  • Uses larger batteries which last longer
  • Improves Mild to Severe hearing loss

Behind the Ear Hearing Aid

  • Appropriate for people of all ages
  • New micro models are seldom noticed
  • Has more power in amplifying sound
  • The BTE is very reliable
  • Improves all types of hearing loss

Open Fit Behind the Ear

  • "Open Fit" technology can keep the ear canal open which maximizes comfort
  • Are becoming very popular
  • Excellent for people with mild to moderate hearing loss
  • This technology can maximize features

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