Hearing Aid Styles

Hearing Aid Styles

CIC (Completely in the Canal) Hearing Aid

• Smallest Aids Available
• Nearly Invisible here
• Better Sense of Direction
• Improved Performance on the Telephone

ITC (In the Canal) Hearing Aid

• Discreet Design
• Moderate Power here
• More Venting Options
• Directional Microphones on select models

ITE (In the Ear) Hearing Aid

• Easier to Insert
• Sometimes called Full Shell here
• Greater Power Available
• Volume Control Available
• Directional Microphones on select models

BTE (Behind the Ear) Hearing Aid
• Most Power Available
• Easier to Maintain here
• Most Venting Options
• Improved Performance of Directional Microphones
on select models