Behind The Ear (BTE) hearing aid:
It is considerably smaller than body aids. BTEs are also two-piece hearing aids. The microphone and electronics are mounted in the characteristic banana-shaped case, or in some artistic variations of it.This type is appropriate for people of all ages and those with almost any type of hearing loss.
Mini BTE Hearing aid:
Mini Behind the Ear (BTE) hearing aids are slightly smaller yet ideal for wearers with limited dexterity and moderate to severe hearing loss. Mini BTEs allow comfort, reduce feedback and address cosmetic concerns for many users.
Receiver-in-the-ear canal (RIC):
The receiver is located within the ear canal rather than in the BTE case, and an electrical cable rather than an acoustic tube runs from the electronics to the ear canal.It provides a comfortable fit and ease of use. The RIC style is popular with first time wearers with mild to severe sloping hearing loss.
In-the-ear hearing aids:
All the components are housed within the ear fitting itself,most commonly provided with an individual shell made from an ear impression. ITEs can be standard or individual prescription hearing aids.It is helpful for people with mild to severe hearing loss.
Completely-in-the-canal hearing aid:
The only thing visible to the eye is normally the small handle, similar to a nylon fishing line with a small knob on the end,battery drawer and face plate.
In-the-canal hearing aids:
It occupies a sufficiently small portion of the external ear and its outer face is parallel to the ear canal opening.It has directional microphone and wireless streaming.
In-the-ear half shell hearing aid:
It is designed to fit half of your external ear,easy-to-handle hearing aid.
In-the-ear full shell hearing aids
In-the-ear full shell hearing aids.
Invisible in canal hearing aids:
Rest in the second bend of the ear canal where no one can see them.There is no need to adjust the settings on these hearing aids throughout the day as they adapt automatically to the sound environment. Due to their small size, they do not have directional microphones.
Rechargeable hearing aids:
It has built-in batteries that do not require regular removal, compared to hearing aids with traditional disposable batteries. Instead of removing the batteries themselves, you dock your hearing aids each night on a charging unit, similar to how smartphones recharge.
Bluetooth hearing aids:
Hearing aids with Bluetooth technology help you stay connected to iOS and Android phones, televisions, tablets and other favorite audio devices. Hearing aids of the past often limited the wearer’s access to many personal audio devices such as mobile phones and music players.
Hearing Aid for Tinnitus:
Since tinnitus and hearing loss are sometimes linked, wearing a modern hearing aid for tinnitus can be an effective tinnitus treatment.They make a sound that masks, or covers up, the tinnitus. The masking sound distracts you from the ringing in your ears. You may be able to use a masker and a hearing aid at the same time.
They are worn somewhere on the body: in a pocket,in a pouch around the neck or on the belt.Their large size makes them highly visible.It is helpful for people with Moderate to severely or profoundly impaired.
Surgically implanted neuroprosthetic device to provide a person with moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss a modified sense of sound. CI bypasses the normal acoustic hearing process to replace it with electric signals which directly stimulate the auditory nerve.
2.BONE ANCHORED AIDS
3.MIDDLE EAR IMPLANTS
identification of the ideal hearing aid as well as tuning and programming according to personal needs by an expert.
It is an intervention method used in rehabilitative audiology that aims to help individuals with hearing loss use their residual hearing maximally.It emphasizes the development of listening skills to improve the recognition and interpretation of speech sounds despite limited hearing ability.