Hearing aid Technology and Accessories
In our modern world communication-technology is king, progressing rapidly in recent years and Hearing Aids are no exception.
Utilizing Wireless and Bluetooth, many hearing devices are now capable of streaming TV and music and linking to mobile phones.
Rechargeable hearing aids are now also very popular and reliable. Hearing aids are available from basic levels of technology to top-of-the-range, premium devices; depending on your requirements and budget we’ll guide you to devices that are suitable for you.
NON-BRAND SPECIFIC GUIDE TO TECH
Receiver In The Ear – RITE
Receiver In the Canal devices are probably the most popular style of modern hearing aids. The have a small ‘body’ that sits behind the ear with a tiny wire that leads to a loudspeaker that fits in the ear.
Behind The Ear – BTE
Behind The Ear devices are a more traditional Style of hearing aid with a slightly larger ‘body’ sitting behind the ear containing all the working parts of the aid. A length of thin tubing then carries the amplified sound down to a tip in the ear canal.
Custom Made – ITE/ITC
Custom devices are made to measure ear pieces that sit in the ear. They come in varying shapes and sizes with the smallest devices virtually invisible in the ear of the wearer.