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What style is right for me?
The choice of a hearing aid style is not just a cosmetic one. The style that you choose can impact your overall experience with the device, including factors like sound quality, maintenance, insertion, connectivity to external devices, and battery life.
Your audiologist in Toronto will help you to select a style by explaining which hearing aids would be appropriate for your degree of hearing loss and then explaining the benefits and potential downsides of the remaining options.
Receiver In The canal (RIC)
Small discreet hearing aid that sits both behind the ear and is connected via an earwire to a small dome that sits deep in the ear canal. Generally appropriate for high-frequency hearing loss or mild to moderate hearing losses.
Behind The Ear (BTE)
Large hearing aid that sits behind the ear and sends sound to a custom-made earmold in the ear via an earhook and tube. Generally appropriate for mild to profound hearing losses.
Completely In the Canal (CIC)
Small discreet hearing aid that is custom made to fit deep in the ear canal. Generally appropriate for mild to moderate hearing losses.
In The Canal (ITC)
Small custom-made hearing aid that sits at the edge of the ear canal. Generally appropriate for mild to moderately severe hearing losses.
In The Ear (ITE)
Custom-made hearing aid that fills the concha of the ear, either half shell or full shell. Generally appropriate for mild to severe hearing losses.
What brands are available?
We carry a wide selection of hearing aids from the top manufacturers in the industry, including Phonak, ReSound, Oticon, Starkey, Widex, Signia, and Unitron. Our experienced team of professionals can help you find the perfect hearing aid to suit your individual needs and budget.
Interested in learning more?
For more information about products and pricing, please call Munk Hearing Centre at 416-340-4800 x.7067. You may also fill out our contact form below.