Styles & Technology
Avenir Hearing audiologist will assist you in choosing the right hearing aids for your
lifestyle needs and within your budget.
Hearing aid technology has come a long way since the beginning of the century, and this has impacted the overall level of satisfaction of our clients. With today’s rapidly evolving technology, the number of satisfied hearing aid wearers has significantly increased. Hearing aids are now able to analyse the various sounds in your environment and adapt to each listening situation.
Wireless technology has also had a significant impact on our ability to support clients with a variety of assistive listening devices that work in conjunction with the hearing aid device. Did you know that hearing aid manufacturers have even developed telephones that communicate directly with the hearing aids? We can even show you how direct connectivity with TVs, smartphones and remote microphones can be used in difficult listening situations to improve your hearing. It’s pretty amazing how far hearing aids have come!
Behind the Ear (BTE)
By far the most popular style of hearing aid worn today, BTE hearing aids the right balance of durability, reliability, performance and comfort. And with the recent advancements in technology, they have become as discrete as the smaller styles of hearing instruments.
– Worn behind the ear
– Maximum durability
– Wireless connectivity available
In the Ear (ITE)
Some clients are not able to wear the BTE style ( so decide to go with an ITE style. This style creates no issues with glasses or the use of oxygen and is big enough for those who could have trouble handling a smaller device.
– Worn in the ear
– Easy to manipulate and place in the ear
– Certain ITE have wireless connectivity
For those who want the smallest and most discrete hearing aid on the market, this is the style for them. How invisible the CIC hearing aid will be will mainly depend on the length of the client’s ear canal. This will determine how deep we are able make the impression.
Worn deep in the ear canal
Very discrete and takes advantage of the natural shape of the outer ear for amplification
Limits wind noise
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