Whether you lead an active lifestyle, suffer from tinnitus, or want a hearing aid that is totally invisible - there is an option for you. Of course, this is exciting because it means there is plenty of choice when it comes to hearing aids. On the flip side, this can also make looking for a new hearing aid feel overwhelming and confusing. When you work with us at TruEar, we will be with you every step of the way to help you find the perfect hearing aid that matches your prescription, fits into your budget, and matches your lifestyle. Before we get there, however, it is important to have a general understanding of the types and basic functions hearing aids.
Styles of Hearing Aids
Hearing aid manufacturers all use the same three or four-letter acronyms to describe the “style” of the hearing aids. Hearing aid styles determine how they look and how they fit into or onto your ears.
It is important to note that not every hearing aid style is appropriate for every person. It is imperative to take a holistic approach and consider your degree of hearing loss, finger dexterity, lifestyle, budget, work environment, and personal style when choosing hearing aids.