The Ear Institute of Texas

                               

 

Hearing Aid Styles

Our highly experienced team of Audiologists and Hearing Instrument Specialist can help you choose the most suitable hearing aid style based on your hearing needs.

 

Completely Invisible-In-The-Canal (Lyric)

  • For mild to moderately Severe hearing loss
  • Also known as Contact Lens for your ears
  • Completely invisible in most ears
  • Battery Less
  • Water Proof

 

Completely-In-The-Canal (CIC)

  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Custom Made to your ear canal
  • Virtually undetectable
  • Occludes ear canal

 

Receiver-In-The-Canal (RIC)

  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Less ear canal occlusion
  • Reduced or no “plugged up” feeling
  • Sleek design barely visible when worn
  • Flexibility in increasing the power

 

Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

  • Appropriate for almost all types of hearing loss
  • Powerful for profound hearing loss
  • Attached to a custom earpiece to fit your ear canal
  • Longer battery life than other hearing Aid styles

 

Full Shell In-The-Ear (ITE)

  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Custom made to fill concha (outer ear)
  • Easily to handle with manual dexterity issues