All hearing aids have the same basic parts to digitally bring sound into the ear and amplify it. Though hearing aids come in many designs, the five main styles are completely in the canal (CIC), in the canal (ITC), in the ear (ITE), behind the ear (BTE) and extended wear.
- /wp-content/uploads/2017/03/itc.jpg” alt=”in the canal (ITC) Hearing Aids – North Sioux City” title=”in the canal (ITC) Hearing Aids – North Sioux City” width=”150″ height=”150″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-3165″ /> The ITC, which is custom molded and fits partly in the ear canal. It improves mild to moderate hearing loss in adults.
- /wp-content/uploads/2017/03/bte.jpg” alt=”behind the ear (BTE) Hearing Aid Styles – North Sioux City” title=”behind the ear (BTE) Hearing Aid Styles – North Sioux City” width=”150″ height=”150″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-3167″ /> The BTE hooks over the top of your ear and rests behind the ear. People of all ages with any level of hearing loss can use this style. This style also comes in an open fit version that keeps the ear canal open to allow for low-frequency sounds to enter the ear naturally while amplifying high-frequency sounds.
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