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What Determines the Style of Hearing Aids I Should Wear?

 

There are four primary styles of modern hearing aids. They are CIC (Completely-In-Canal), ITC (In-The-Canal), ITE (In-The-Ear), and BTE (Behind-The-Ear). While many people choose a style based on vanity, decisions regarding which style of hearing aids is most appropriate for you may need to be based on a variety of factors. Let's take a look at them.

How Hearing Aids Work

 

The question of how hearing aids actually work comes up frequently. Essentially, a hearing aid takes a sound and amplifies it before sending it to the ear. To explain the process more clearly, we created a graphic.

What Should Users Of New Hearing Aids Realistically Expect?

 

When you first purchase hearing aids, you may think that they will immediately help you to hear better. And while this will happen eventually, there is an adjustment period involved in acclimating to hearing aids. So you can be aware of what it's really like to start wearing hearing aids for the first time, we've made a list of some of the things you can expect.