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Behind-the-ear (BTE) Hearing Aids

These hearing aids are small, discreet and worn behind the ear. The cases are available in many different colours and shapes. BTEs are very robust and offer many possibilities for wireless connection with other devices. 
 
Description

Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids are versatile devices suitable for a wide range of hearing loss, and are available in various sizes. The smaller BTE options are virtually “invisible” as they disappear behind the ear.

With the BTE models, sound is transmitted into the ear through a very discreet tube, which leads into a customized earmold. Because they are larger, BTE models have more space for electronic components than other types of hearing aids, giving them more room to house additional features and deliver advanced performance for a wider range of hearing loss types. Additionally, BTEs are comfortable, easy to mold, and easy for caretakers to assist with and maneuver.
Advantages
  • Easy to handle, insert and adjust
  • Suitable for all levels of hearing loss
  • Can fit many features
  • Larger batteries for longer battery life
Disadvantages
  • More visible than smaller models
  • More sensitive to wind
What can I expect from a hearing aid?
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