What Are Hearing Aids?
Hearing aids are sound-amplifying devices designed to aid people who have a hearing impairment. Over 33 million children and adults in the United States have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss can have a negative effect on communication, relationships, school/work performance, and emotional well-being.
We’re glad you decided to read a little bit about hearing loss and hearing aids. We understand that this is a big step for many people. We hope the information provided on these pages helps you understand that there is a solution to the problem.
Most hearing aids share several similar electronic components, including a microphone that picks up sound; amplifier circuitry that makes the sound louder; a miniature loudspeaker (receiver) that delivers the amplified sound into the ear canal; and batteries that power the electronic parts.
Hearing Aid Vendor Information
We work with most major hearing aid manufacturers and provide service on all makes and models. And we are independently owned and do not have any financial obligation to any manufacturer. We choose the hearing aids that best match your needs and budget- not ours.
Hearing Aid Styles
- 100% Invisible when worn
- Hear clearly in noise
- Sculpted for your ear canal
- Highest definition sound quality
Completely in Canal (CIC)
- Cosmetically desirable
- Programmed to have automatic or push button settings
- Requires good manual dexterity
In the Canal (ITC)
- Barely visible in the ear
- Easy to use with the telephone
- May not fit well in small ears
- Easy to insert into the ear because of its larger size
- Easy-to-operate larger features such as volume control
- Used to help mild to severe hearing loss.
Behind the Ear (BTE)
- Typically offers more power than a custom-made hearing aid
- Suitable for all degrees of hearing loss
- Large, easy-to-use hearing aids that are very reliable
Receiver in Canal (RIC)
- Fits a large range of hearing loss
- Offers the greatest flexibility in programming
- Water resistant and very durable
Bluetooth compatible accessories
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