About hearing aid
Different types of hearing aids
Styles of Hearing Aids
It is a custom-fitted style inserted father into the ear canal than other styles appearing completely invisible when worn. It is designed for mild to moderate hearing loss.
This hearing aid is custom made to fit completely into the ear canal, where only the top of the small plastic handle shows. It is designed for mild to moderate hearing loss.
It is a custom-made fit in the ear canal with a smaller portion of the aid showing in the outer air. It is designed for mildly severe hearing loss.
This is designed for mild to severe hearing loss, where the hearing instrument is custom-made to fit within the outer portion of the ear.
This hearing aid style is barely visible when worn because the receiver or speaker is inside the ear canal. It is designed to provide comfortable, open fit and is appropriate for mild to moderate hearing issues.
This hearing aid is designed in a casing that rests behind the ear and the clear plastic acoustical tube directly amplifies the sound into an earbud that is fitted inside the ear canal. This is appropriate for moderate to severe hearing loss.
With the Bluetooth compatibility feature, your hearing aid will have the ability to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio and eliminate feedback from the microphone as the signal bypasses the microphone and directly enters the hearing aid’s processor. This wireless feature is less likely to face any interference.
With the AI feature, the hearing aid can read and learn your preferences and can make changes automatically according to your needs. It can make changes according to environments if necessary, program preferences are set. All in all, it reduces your need to make any manual adjustments.
Advanced hearing aids of this age come with smartphone apps that allow you to make adjustments, contact your hearing care provider and monitor battery life. They also work like assistive listening devices by routing phone calls, converting speeches into text and translating languages.
Hearing aids now come with rechargeable batteries that allow you to swapping out tiny button batteries after they are unusable.
Tinnitus masking features
This sophisticated feature allows the audiologist to program it an emit sounds that can mask the tinnitus or ringing in your ears, which is often developed when a person has age-related hearing loss.
This advanced technology helps to mimic the brain’s ability to process information coming from both ears and thus reduces manual adjustments. It is often used to keep the hearing aids operating synchronously.