Hearing Loss Options

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Hearing Aids
Hearing aids come in a variety of designs and with a wide range of functions and features to address an individual’s specific needs. The most basic components include a microphone, an amplifier, a receiver, and in the case of digital hearing systems, a small computer. The unprecedented effectiveness of modern digital systems comes from a powerful combination of professional expertise, software and hardware. We offer a 75 day trial period to ensure your hearing aid is effective in the variety of situations you face.To learn more about hearing aid styles and options click here. If you have questions about the style that will best suit your life style please give us a call or request an appointment.

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Implantable Devices
Cochlear bone conduction solutions are implantable hearing devices that uses your natural ability to conduct sound to bypass the damaged outer and middle ear, and sends clearer, more crisp sound directly to your inner ear. Professional Hearing Services can help determine if this may be a good option for you.

Assistive Listening Devices
These products offer specialized technology to help with all degrees of hearing loss. These devices can facilitate improved face-to-face communication, reception of electronic media, telephone reception and reception of important warning sounds and situations. We offer a number of assistive listening devicesand can help you understand which option(s) will improve your quality of life.

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Hearing Protection Devices
We offer a wide range of standard and custom protection for your hearing. We have custom ear plugs including insert head phones, swim plugs, musician ear plugs and racing receivers.

Styles of Hearing Aids

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All hearing aids consist of three basic components: a microphone, an amplifier and a speaker. Where these are placed on the device varies by model. The sound quality and sound-processing features — like background noise reduction – also vary by style. Choosing the right style of hearing aid  depends on your specific diagnosis and the type of lifestyle that you live. We’ll help you choose the hearing aid that is right for you.

 

 

Receiver-In-The-Canal Hearing Aid (RIC)

  •     For mild to moderately severe hearing loss

  •     Leaves the ear open

  •     Reduced or no “plugged up” feeling

  •     Sleek design barely visible when worn

 

 

 

Behind-The-Ear Hearing Aid (BTE)

  •     Appropriate for almost all types of hearing loss

  •     Custom earpiece is molded to fit your outer ear

  •     Discreet design

 

 

 

Completely-In-The-Canal Hearing Aid (CIC)

  •     For mild to moderate hearing loss

  •     Virtually undetectable

  •     Placement within the ear cuts down on wind noise

 

 

 

Half Shell In-The-Ear Hearing Aid (ITE)

  •     For mild to severe hearing loss

  •     Fits directly into external ear

  •     Inserted and adjusted with ease