Hearing Aid Styles

Choose the Style That’s Best for You

Whether you’re active and on the go, or living life at a more leisurely pace, there’s a hearing aid for you. The Hearing Loss Clinic offers sleek, stylish options that are nearly invisible when worn. From your hearing needs to aesthetic appeal, there are many factors your hearing care professional considers before recommending a particular hearing aid. Understanding the differences between hearing aid styles will help you and your hearing professional choose the instrument that is right for your needs.

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Made for iPhone

Connect directly to your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or Apple Watch®.

 

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Invisible Products

Rest in the second bend of the ear canal where no one can see them.


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Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

Small, discreet and quick to fit. Perfect for first-time hearing aid wearers.

 

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Completely-In-Canal (CIC)

Only the tiny removal handle of the hearing aid shows outside of the ear canal.

 

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Behind-The-Ear

The world’s most common hearing aid style. Available in standard, mini or power.

 

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In-The-Canal (ITC)

Custom hearing aid that fits in the ear canal. Smaller portion shows in outer ear.

 

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In-The-Ear (ITE)

Custom hearing aid that fits in the ear canal. Smaller portion shows in outer ear.

 

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Tinnitus

Designed to deliver relief from ringing in the ears.

 

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Hearing Amplifiers (AMP)

Good start for those not ready for hearing aids.
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Made for iPhone

Connect directly to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch via the TruLink app.

Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

Features:


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  • Stream phone calls, music and more, directly from your iPhone to your hearing aids
  • Deliver pristine sound and exceptional listening clarity
  • Eliminate buzzing and whistling
  • Help you better understand conversations and hear comfortably in any noise environment

Technologies available:

Halo 2™
Halo™

Faceplate colours:

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Special edition colours:

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Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

Features:

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  • Stream phone calls, music and more, directly from your iPhone to your hearing aids
  • Deliver pristine sound and exceptional listening clarity
  • Eliminate buzzing and whistling
  • Help you better understand conversations and hear comfortably in any noise environment

Technologies available:

Halo™

Faceplate colours:

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Invisible Products

main_invisibleHearing aids so tiny, no one will notice you’re wearing them.

Features:

  • Custom-made for you
  • For mild to moderately severe hearing loss
  • Completely invisible in most ears

Technologies available:

SoundLens Synergy®

Faceplate colours:

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Hearing Aid Styles The Invisible-In-The-Canal hearing aid
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Receiver-In-The-Canal (RIC)

Small, discreet and quick to fit. Perfect for many first-time hearing aid wearers.

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Features:


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  • Discreet design
  • Variety of color options available
  • Easy to adjust
  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Also available with an easy-to-use rotary dial

Technologies available:

Muse™
Z Series™
Xino Wireless™

Faceplate colours:

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Standard

Features:

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  • Discreet design
  • Variety of color options available
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • For mild to severe hearing loss

Technologies available:

Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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Completely-In-The-Canal (CIC)

main_cicOnly the tiny removal handle of the hearing aid shows outside of the ear canal.

Features:

  • Virtually undetectable
  • For mild to moderately severe hearing loss
  • Custom-made for you

Technologies available:

Muse™
Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

The world’s most common hearing aid style. Available in standard, mini or power.

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Features:


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  • Variety of color options available
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • Discreet design

Technologies available:

Muse™
Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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Standard

Features:

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  • Discreet design
  • Variety of color options available
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials

Technologies available:

Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

aid_bte_stand_colours

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Power

Features:

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  • Discreet design
  • For moderate to severe hearing loss
  • Variety of color options available
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials

Technologies available:

Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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In-The-Canal (ITC)

main_itcHearing aids so tiny, no one will notice you’re wearing them.

Features:

  • For mild to mildly severe hearing loss
  • Variety of technology level choices that previously required a larger aid
  • Custom-made for you
  • Variety of color options available

Technologies available:

Muse™
Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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In-The-Ear (ITE)

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  • Easy to adjust
  • For mild to severe hearing loss
  • Custom-made for you
  • Variety of color options available

Technologies available:

Muse™
Z Series™

Faceplate colours:

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Tinnitus

main_ricDesigned to deliver relief from ringing in the ears.

Features:

  • Variety of color options available
  • No hard-to-use buttons or dials
  • First-ever touch control panel

Technologies available:

Tinnitus Technology Products

Faceplate colours:

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Photos

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Hearing Amplifiers

main_ampDesigned to deliver relief from ringing in the ears.

Features:

  • Completely invisible in most ears
  • Designed especially for first-time hearing aid users
  • Easy to remove for better ear health

Technologies available:

AMP®

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