Hearing Aid Comparisons
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From hearing needs to aesthetic appeal, there are many factors your hearing professional considers before recommending a specific device. Understanding the differences between hearing aid styles will help you and your practitioner choose the instrument that’s right for you.



Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

•Comfortable open fit
•Sleek design barely visible when worn
•For mild to severe hearing loss
•Variety of color options available
•Available in regular and Absolute Power
•Available in 312 and 13 battery sizes*



Halo 2 - Connect directly to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch via the TruLink app.


  • Stream phone calls, music and more, directly from your iPhone to your hearing aids
  • Deliver pristine sound and exceptional listening clarity
  • Eliminate buzzing and whistling
  • Help you better understand conversations and hear comfortably in any noise environment



Behind The Ear (BTE)

•First-ever touch control panel
•No hard-to-use buttons or dials
•Discreet design
•For moderate to severe hearing loss
•Variety of color options available


Mini BTE

•Smallest BTE model
•First-ever touch control panel
•No hard-to-use buttons or dials
•Discreet design
•For moderate to severe hearing loss
•Variety of color options available


Power Plus BTE                   

Offers greater amplification compared to smaller, in-the-ear instruments       No hard-to-use buttons or dials           •First-ever touch control panel     Discreet design                              For moderate to severe hearing loss                                                    Variety of color options available



In-The-Canal (ITC)

•For mild to mildly severe hearing loss
•Variety of technology level choices that previously required a larger aid
•Custom-made for you
•Also available in light brown, medium brown, chestnut and dark brown skin tones


In-The-Ear (ITE)

•Easy to adjust
•For mild to severe hearing loss
•Custom-made for you
•Also available in light brown, medium brown, chestnut and dark brown skin tones


Information courtesy of Starkey Laboratories.


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