Echo Audiology: Hearing & Audiology Clinic Orléans

Things to Know about ITE Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

Whether you have mild, moderate or severe hearing loss, finding a suitable type of hearing aid can hugely improve your quality of life. Thanks to breakthrough technology, today’s hearing aid models are all designed to be as discreet as possible in order to provide the most comfortable fit for the wearer without sacrificing sound quality, in addition to featuring easy-to-operate controls.

Are In-the-Ear (ITE) Custom Hearing Aids Right for You?

When it comes to hearing aids, there are several features and styles that are available to suit different types of hearing losses and needs. No matter which style you choose, all hearing aids depend on similar basic components to help you hear better in your daily environments. Read on to learn more about one of the most common hearing aid styles:

  • In-the-Ear (ITE) or Half-Shell (HS) or In-the-Canal (ITC): These styles of hearing aids are custom made to your ear and sit comfortably in the bowl-shaped part of your ear. They can either be made to fit the entire bowl of your ear or as a half shell or in-the-canal versions, which only take up the lower part. These styles are all designed for easy battery insertion, as well as easier handling, especially for Patients with dexterity problems. These types of hearing aids can also suit a wide range of hearing loss, from mild to severe losses.

Work with an Audiologist you can trust at Echo Audiology. We have all the right tools and knowledge that are necessary in order to help select hearing aids that are not only comfortable but also improve your ability to hear and communicate. We are committed to providing you with high-quality hearing aid products and services that suit your budget and lifestyle.

To learn more about our hearing aid products and services or how to select the right hearing aid for you, give us a call at 613-841-3033 or fill out our online contact form and we will be happy to help you.