Serving Patients in Alexandria, Maplewood, Robbinsdale, & Roseville, MN
Hearing aids are used to treat over 90% of hearing loss cases. Learn how recent technology has evolved and explore new options.
Finding the Right Solution
Hearing aids are the tiny wonders of technology that help so many people tune back into the sounds they’ve long been missing.
Hearing aids not only amplify nearby sounds but make them clearer as well, with features designed to adapt to your location and listening needs. Below you’ll find a variety of online resources designed to help you learn about hearing aid technology and guide you in finding the right options for your lifestyle.
Types of Hearing Aids
There are 3 main types of hearing aids: BTE, RIC, and ITE. Within those three overall categories there are the following hearing aid model types that include:
- IIC (Invisible In Canal)
- CIC (Completely In Canal)
- MIC (Mini In Canal)
- MIH (Microphone In Helix, only available from Resound and Beltone)
- ITE (In The Ear), could be half shell or full shell
- BTE (Behind The Ear, can be Mini, Standard or Power)
- RIC (Receiver In Canal)
- RITE (Receiver In The Ear, just another name for RIC)
Hearing Aid Brands
We carry a full line of hearing aids from all of the top hearing aid manufacturers. A wide range of new technology and a host of features are available in each hearing aid style. Today’s digital hearing aids are typically offered in various levels from basic to advanced. Within each level there are different technologies and features available.
Hearing Aid Features
Hearing aids come in a variety of features that enhance speech and adapt to your listening environments for clearer conversations and more natural listening.
Some of the most popular features by users today include wireless streaming to your personal devices, speech-enhancement and directional microphones that allow you to focus on the sounds you want to hear and block out the ones you don’t.
Improved Quality of Life
By choosing to incorporate hearing aids into your life, as a part of your routine, you are making a sound investment in yourself in the long-term. This is the decision to maintain communication in relationships with loved ones, to experience the world with the volume turned up, and to improve cognitive function and overall quality of living.