Hearing Aids

Every hearing aid uses a microphone to detect sound.

These sound signals are then amplified to levels that are comfortable to help wearers hear better. It is important to note that hearing aids do not re-establish normal hearing. Rather, they help the wearer with an increased ability to understand speech. We offer a variety of styles and different kinds of hearing aids, from Bluetooth hearing aids to In the canal hearing aids. To learn more about our hearing aids visit us in Nashville, TN.

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Hearing Aid Styles

Behind the ear hearing aids

Behind-the-Ear (BTE) Hearing Aids

BTE hearing aids are some of the most widely used and versatile hearing aids available today. A small unit that includes all the mechanics of the hearing aid rests comfortably behind the ear. Sound is delivered via a small plastic tube to an earmold or earplug placed in the ear canal.

BTE hearing aids offer the most powerful performance levels, capable of treating most hearing loss from mild to profound. BTE hearing aids also offer durability advantages making them a great choice for pediatric hearing treatment.

RIC hearing aids

Receiver-in-Canal (RIC) Hearing Aids

RIC hearing aids closely resemble BTE hearing aids in form and function. A small unit rests behind the ear and delivers sound via electric wire to a tiny receiver placed in the ear canal. The metal wire can eliminate some sound distortion risks inherent with the plastic tubing of BTE models, making RIC hearing aids a great choice for people looking for true-to life sound. RIC hearing aids also deliver great power and performance for most hearing loss, being suitable for mild to severe levels of hearing impairment.
In the Ear hearing aids

In-the-Ear (ITE) Hearing Aids

ITE hearing aids are a streamlined style that is placed in the outer ear. ITE style hearing aids rest in the outer ear and cover the entrance to the ear canal. They are the most visible hearing aid design, but are also easy to place and remove. ITE hearing aids are able to deliver powerful hearing assistance, capable of assisting mild to severe hearing loss.
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In-the-Canal (ITC) Hearing Aids

With an ITC hearing aid, the device rests at the front of the ear canal, appearing like a small earplug. The case of ITC hearing aids can be matched to your skin tone making them more discreet. They are custom molded to your ear for a comfortable fit and can deliver a powerful boost to your hearing. Their size and position in the ear make them suitable for mild to mildly severe hearing loss
CIC hearing aids

Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC) Hearing Aids

CIC hearing aids are concealed entirely within the ear canal. Custom molded, CIC hearing aids fit the shape of your ear precisely and can barely be seen by the naked eye. To help place and remove your hearing aids, a small clear handle protrudes from the shell of the hearing aid. The petite CIC design delivers great sound performance for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
CIC hearing aids

Invisible-in-the-Canal (IIC)

CIC hearing aids are concealed entirely within the ear canal. Custom molded, CIC hearing aids fit the shape of your ear precisely and can barely be seen by the naked eye. To help place and remove your hearing aids, a small clear handle protrudes from the shell of the hearing aid. The petite CIC design delivers great sound performance for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.

Hearing Aid Features

Many hearing aids have customizable options available that address specific lifestyle and hearing needs.

Tinnitus Management

Many hearing aid brands have the option for built-in tinnitus relief programming with your hearing aid. Tinnitus therapies range from wellness reminders to adaptable sounds that reduce tinnitus intrusion.

Telecoil Loop

Telecoil loops are available in many public venues such as airports, museums, theaters and churches. They broadcast important audio on a closed circuit that can be transmitted directly to a telecoil-equipped hearing aid. With your telecoil turned on, the broadcasted audio streams directly to your ear increasing your comprehension.

Rechargeable Batteries for Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are moving more and more towards long-lasting rechargeable technology. Lithium ion battery systems are easy and quick to recharge and offer long-lasting performance. Rechargeable batteries eliminate the waste and bother of changing small disposable hearing aid batteries.

Apps for hearing devices

Most modern hearing aids now come with dedicated apps to make it possible to operate your devices without handling them. To change settings, you no longer need to reach your hearing aids to press a button, flip a switch, or turn a wheel. A few taps on a cell phone can be made discreetly. Others will not be able to tell you are adjusting your hearing aid settings.

    Smart Connectivity

    Many hearing aids are now capable of streaming audio directly from smart phones and other connected digital devices. Sound and speech from phone calls, television, even a digital doorbell can now stream directly to your hearing aid. Smart digital connectivity can also make adjusting and controlling your hearing aids easier through a simple app on your phone.
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    Direct Bluetooth Hearing Aids

    Although Bluetooth technology has been offered for a while in hearing aids, it typically requires a separate streamer to operate. The latest models, however, now have the ability to connect directly to your phone, TV, music players, and a variety of other apps. Bluetooth hearing aids can now directly stream these signals to your hearing aids, creating a much more convenient and user-friendly experience no matter your activity or lifestyle. There are made for iPhone devices and others that can connect to any smartphone. Contact us to check out our Bluetooth hearing aids in Nashville, TN.
    CIC hearing aids

    Apps for Hearing Devices

    Most modern hearing aids now come with dedicated apps to make it possible to operate your devices without handling them. To change settings, you no longer need to reach your hearing aids to press a button, flip a switch, or turn a wheel. A few taps on a cell phone can be made discreetly. Others will not be able to tell you are adjusting your hearing aid settings.
    CIC hearing aids

    Remote Programming and Adjustments

    Several hearing models now offer remote programming. This allows us to check in with you, fine-tune your hearing aids, and track your progress without you even needing to come into the office!

    Making the choice to have hearing aids is just one part of the journey towards improved hearing. The investment should be part of an overall therapy program with us, where we work with you to help your brain make sense of the new information that the devices are delivering.

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