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types of hearing aids
 

Types of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are available in a variety of styles designed to meet different cosmetic preferences and address different hearing loss needs. Your hearing care professional can help you identify which hearing aid styles are appropriate for your specific needs.

Reciever-In-The-Ear Styles (RITE, RIC)
Fit behind the outer ear with only the receiver in the ear canal.

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Behind-The-Ear Styles (BTE)
Fit behind the ear and direct sound to the ear canal via domes or custom earmolds.

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Invisible Styles (IIC)
Standard and custom options designed to hide entirely in the ear canal, making them virtually invisible.

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Canal Styles (CIC, ITC, ITE)
Custom option placed in ear canal with a portion showing in the bowl of the ear.

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Which style
is right for you?
Find a style to suit your cosmetic preferences and hearing needs.

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