Types of hearing aids: Discover which style is right for you [+Video]

Sound choices: Types of hearing aids.

First-time dip into hearing aids? Step one is knowing that there are smart options. With a wide array of styles, sizes, features and more, your hearing aids will be music to your ears.
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Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

Behind-the-ear hearing aids are open-fit hearing aids. They hook over the top of your ear and rests behind your ear connected with an earpiece that fits in your ear canal. They are often so small that they hide behind the ear. They provide the most amplification. They also offer more choices to hear better in noise.
Behind the ear hearing aids
BTE behind-the-ear hearing aid is sits behind your ear with rechargeable battery
For mild and moderate hearing loss

Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

Receiver-in-Canal hearing aids are a superior slimline version of the Behind-the-Ear aids. Also open-fit, with the shell of the hearing aid hugging the outer ear. The difference is that the speaker is hidden inside the clear tube nestled in your ear.
Receiver in canal hearing aids
RIC receiver-in-canal-hearing is light and discret sitting behind your ear
For all types of hearing loss

In-The-Ear (ITE)

In-the-ear aids are precisely cast to snuggle into the shape of your ear. Some ITE wearers find them easier to handle than smaller hearing aids. There are various types of ITE hearing aids such as completely-in-canal (CIC), invisible-in-canal (IIC).
In the ear hearing aids
ITE in-the-ear hearing aid sitting snugly inside your ear
For mild and moderate hearing loss

Completely-In-Canal (CIC)

Nearly invisible, bespoke CIC hearing aids completely hidden in your ear canal. They are super small and discreet - only you will know you are wearing them. They fit snugly inside the ear canal for low-key style with hi-fi sound. This is categorized as an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid.

Completely in canal hearing aids
CIC completely-in-canal hearing aid nearly invisible for optimal discreteness
For mild and moderate hearing loss

Invisible-In-Canal (IIC)

The futuristic Invisible-in-canal aids are your stealth weapon. They are very discreet hiding deep inside the ear. These are nano-aids that you tuck inside the ear canal, with a clear tube that makes it easy to pull out. This hearing is so small giving you the confidence to live your life, letting you forget that you are wearing your hearing aids.
Invisible in canal hearing aids
IIC invisible-in-canal hearing aid is so discret and small that nobody will notice you are wearing it when it is hidden in your ear canal for mild to moderate hearing loss
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