Hearing is one of our five senses, and loss of one could make life difficult, it always difficult to deal with day to day activities because of this problem. There are two types of hearing aids available as of now to provide relief for people with hearing problems. They are ITE hearing aids and BTE hearing aids.
The styles available in ITE type of hearing aids
These hearing aids are fit into the ear but with an added feature of being very small and almost invisible to the outer world, they are known as IIC and CIC. These are fitted with tiny batteries and you have to carefully in taking them out and replacing them due to the size. Another problem is that these aids can get spoilt by the ear wax or moisture that may creep in time to time. You will not find manual controls or program buttons for such hearing aids. These hearing aids at the hearing aids Kelowna clinic cater to mild to moderate hearing loss of a person.
ITE hearing aids
The ITE hearing aids are fitted into the outer part of ear bowl, though visible to the outer world they are the most comfortable to use. They are a little larger than the above mentioned hearing aids. They have longer battery life and help cater to a wider ranger of hearing loss problems. It is also fitted with directional microphones which enable the user to hear in a noisy environment. The volumes too can be adjusted to the suitability of the user.