Hearing aids are getting smaller, and available features continue to evolve. From automatic sound adjustment to Bluetooth connectivity, there are a variety of ways you can tailor these advanced devices to your specific needs.
In addition to an assortment of features, you will also be able to select the right style for your hearing loss, lifestyle, and budget needs.
Selecting the right hearing aid is an important decision, and the audiologists at Austin Hearing Aid Center will work with you every step of the way to ensure you get the best device possible.
When making a decision on the best hearing technology for your needs, consider the following factors:
Styles of Hearing Aids
Clients don’t have to settle for only one style when choosing a hearing aid. There are many different types that are built for comfort, design, activity level, and function. With the help of your audiologist, you will be able to consider and review what balance of features are the most important to your specific needs. Since hearing instruments are worn for multiple hours a day, it is important to find the most beneficial match for you.
- Invisible in canal (IIC)
- Completely in canal (CIC)
- In the canal (ITC)
- In the ear (ITE)
- Behind the ear (BTE)
- Receiver in canal (RIC)
- Receiver in the ear (RITE)
- Mini BTE
Advanced hearing protection lets users control the impact of sound. Earplugs are a vital accessory for professionals, musicians, and casual concertgoers. Music lovers need hearing protection to balance out sound and avoid damaging noise levels. In addition to music, hearing protection is also available for a variety of other hobbies and interests, including sports, sleeping, and swimming. Custom ear protection is recommended if you are frequently exposed to loud noises because it offers more comfort and security.
Optional Features and Accessories
Accessories provide additional functionality to hearing aids to improve their long-term usefulness. With the use of accessories, hearing devices can stream audio, gain an additional comfort layer and gain remote control functionality. Hearing aid features offer multiple facets of customization to meet the demands any hearing loss needs.
To learn more about the different devices and features you have at your disposal, talk with the audiologist at Austin Hearing Aid Center about the best options for you!