If you are concerned that your hearing is deteriorating, it might seem daunting to have your hearing checked or know that you are choosing the right solution for your hearing needs. Technology today means that hearing aids can be very tiny and offer an array of benefits but there is a huge choice available on the market.
What hearing aids can we offer?
Hearing aids come in a range of sizes and styles, from invisible, discreet in the ear canal to behind the ear models. We use the latest technology from all the major manufacturers to suit your individual needs and style. We pride ourselves in helping our patients choose the right hearing aid for their lifestyle and visual preference. We will discuss all appropriate options and styles to suit you and your budget with care and consideration. It is always important to be cautious of the product(s) you put in your ears. Having professional advice of qualified audiologists to help and guide you is incredibly important in protecting your hearing health.
The invisible-in-the-canal (IIC) model is the smallest device currently available on the market. The entire hearing aid sits inside the ear canal, making it practically invisible. This model can treat mild to moderate hearing loss.
The completely-in-the-canal (CIC) model fits entirely inside the ear canal, making it almost invisible. This model can treat mild to moderate hearing loss.
The in-the-canal (ITC) is larger than the above, so it can contain more features and a larger battery. This device is more visible than the others and picks up more background noise, like wind. This model is appropriate for mild to severe hearing loss.
The receiver-in-canal (RIC) and open fit models have two parts connected with a thin wire. The portion that sits in the ear canal is small, meaning the ear canal is not fully blocked. This enables low-frequency sounds to enter the ear naturally; high-frequency sounds are still amplified through the hearing aid. These models are appropriate for high-frequency, mild through to severe hearing loss.
We offer a wide variety of quality hearing aids from all the top manufacturers to allow you to have a better quality of life.
Below are some examples of the latest digital products available on the market today.
Independent Hearing Services
323 New Road, Ferndown
Dorset – BH22 8EJ
Tel: 01202 861522