Our Hearing Aids Styles
Hearing aids come in many different styles. Each device looks and feels different than the next. The hearing aid you choose will ultimately depend on you hearing loss, your ears and your lifestyle. Some are so small they are hard to see when worn; others must be larger to house a more powerful battery. Some are tucked inside the ear, others sit behind the ear and have a thin tube that leads into the ear canal. You have many choices, and you are only limited by your specific form of hearing loss and your personal preferences. Let our trusted hearing specialists guide you in finding the best models to suit your situation.
Choose your Style
Depending on your personal preferences and hearing needs, our hearing aids come in a wide variety of styles.
- Invisible In Canal – IIC
- Completely In Canal – CIC
- In The Canal – ITC
- In The Ear – ITE
- Mini Receiver In Canal – Mini RIC
- Receiver In Canal – RIC
- Behind The Ear – BTE
- Mini Behind The Ear – Mini BTE
- Power Plus Behind The Ear – Power Plus BTE
The best hearing aids for you will be based solely on your hearing range, determined by your hearing test.
Invisible In Canal
As the name suggests, IIC hearing aids are designed to be completely invisible to those around you. They are extremely small and sit fully inside your ear canal.
Completely In Canal
CIC hearing aids are extremely small and molded to fit comfortably inside your ear canal. They are designed to be virtually undetected by those around you.
In The Ear
ITE hearing aids are the largest custom-made device available. The larger design makes them some of the easiest to insert and operate. They are designed to sit inside the outer portion of your ear.
Mini Receiver In Canal
Mini RIC hearing aids are feature rich hearing aids that hide behind your ears. They are also equipped with feedback elimination technology, which makes buzzing and whistling a thing of the past.
Receiver In Canal
RIC hearing aids are designed to sit behind your ear, but the sound receivers sit in your ear canal instead of inside the unit itself. The part that sits behind your ear just contains the technology that processes the sounds.
Mini Behind The Ear
Mini BTE hearing aids are small, strong and very subtle. They give you the power and clarity you need in a tiny package. They are designed to fit comfortably behind your ear.
Behind The Ear
As the names suggests, BTE hearing aids are designed to sit behind the ear comfortably. There is a small clear tube that transfers the sound from the device to a tiny speaker or custom ear mold that sits in your ear canal.
Power Plus Behind The Ear
Power Plus hearing aids are one of our most heavy-duty models. Its secure fit around the ear makes it a great choice for children and very active individuals. They are built to withstand wear and tear.
We offer a wide variety of styles, from digital hearing aids and invisible hearing aids to small hearing aids and in the ear hearing aids. There’s something for everyone.Great advancements in technology have allowed most hearing aid models to become smaller in size and very discreet. While most people are initially drawn to the IIC styles, it is actually the RIC that is one of the most popular and versatile styles we offer. Selecting the hearing aid that is right for you will depend on your level of hearing loss, your budget and your lifestyle.
We want to help you find hearing aids that best fit your lifestyle, your loss and your budget. Stop by one of our many locations and a hearing specialist will walk you through the process. Call (888) 522-9488 and make your free appointment today!
Low Price Guarantee
We believe cost should be the least of your worries, that’s why we offer our low-price guarantee on all of our hearing aids.
30 Day Risk-Free Trial
Take the time to familiarize yourself with the instrument and to make sure its the correct hearing aid for your hearing loss.
Most Insurance Accepted
We offer a wide variety of styles, including digital hearing aids, invisible hearing aids, small hearing aids and in the ear hearing aids.
In Need of Repairs?
If you are having trouble with your hearing aid, bring it to one of our offices. Many times our hearing experts can do repairs in office for FREE. We will repair most makes and models of hearing aids, even if you did not purchase them from us. This includes Starkey, NuEar, Audibel and more. Please call for more information 888-522-9488.
Rechargeable Hearing Aid Options
Several of the hearing aid styles above can use rechargeable hearing aid batteries. If you’d like to save on disposable batteries or if dexterity is an issue and you don’t want to change batteries every few days, talk with your hearing instrument specialist to see which rechargeable hearing aid options might work for you.
Because finding the best hearing aid is important.
Buying a hearing aid is a big decision — and we want to make it as easy as possible by giving you the time you need to try the hearing aid in your everyday life. For 30-days, you can wear any hearing instrument wherever your day takes you, without risk. At the end of your trial, if you are not happy with your decision, return it and receive 100% of your money back.
Free First Visit and Exam
Have you scheduled your hearing exam yet? It’s on us, so you have nothing to lose — and everything to gain back. Call (888) 522-9488 now and set up your appointment. We have 18 convenient Chicagoland locations, you can count on us no matter what your ZIP code is.