Every hearing aid from Bowles Hearing Care Services, PC shares a distinct style. They are made to match the specific needs of the person wearing them. The modern features of a hearing device prioritize comfort, sound accuracy and longevity. Hearing health professionals make suggestions based on hearing results, but the final decision is up to the patient.
Styles of Hearing Aids
The wide variety in hearing aid styles has a lot to do with feature and privacy preference. Larger hearing aids will be more powerful, while smaller models can be hidden. The latter is perfect for users that want to protect the privacy of their hearing health. When paired with a compatible branded app, any style of hearing aid can reach new heights in features.
- Invisible in canal (IIC)
- In the canal (ITC)
- Completely in canal (CIC)
- In the ear (ITE)
- Receiver in canal (RIC)
- Behind the ear (BTE)
Hearing Aid Batteries
The four main types of hearing aid batteries are yellow (#10), orange (#13), brown (#312) and blue (#675). The color coding makes it much easier for users to choose the correct type for a hearing device. Users that opt for rechargeable hearing aids don’t have to switch out old batteries.
Hearing Aid Pricing
There are many variables that will affect the price of a hearing device. Style, features and hearing loss type will all decide the cost of a hearing aid. Styles that offer more sophisticated hardware may cost more than a basic device. Your hearing health professional will help you find a device that is suited not only to your health needs, but also your budget.
Try Before You Buy
A trial period may be available for specific hearing aids. This is a great opportunity to test drive advanced features for ease of use. It can also help the user get used to the software features of more advanced hearing devices.
Personal Sound Amplification (PSAPS)
An alternative to hearing aids is personal sound amplification products. These items have fewer features and customization options, but still contain sophisticated hardware.
Hearing Aid Products and Accessories by Manufacturer
Cell phone accessories
With the help of compatible accessories, cellphones can bring crisp audio to hearing aids. The extra functionalities don’t end there, with amplification and signaling hardware being just as important. Patients can choose what they’re the most comfortable with by choosing wired or wireless options.
Starkey has a large inventory of hearing devices, each with their own unique features. Whether you want something powerful and loaded with features, or desire something more discreet, Starkey hearing products offers something for everyone.
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