What Style Of Hearing Aid Do I Need?

Posted on 10-17-2019

There are many types of hearing aids today and the style or device depends on your lifestyle, budget and hearing loss needs. There are in-the-ear styles as well as behind-the-ear styles. In addition to selecting the right style of device, it’s also important to consider what features would be most beneficial to you.

From directional microphones to waterproof options, there are numerous varieties to meet everyone’s personal needs. Today’s hearing aids are even equipped with Bluetooth connectivity to work with wireless technology like a cell phone or television.

Hearing aids are available in many different sizes and styles, thanks to advancements in digital technology and miniaturization of the internal components. Many of today’s hearing aids are considered sleek, compact and innovative – offering solutions to a wide range of hearing aid users. When selecting a style of hearing aid, the following should be considered:

The type/degree of the hearing loss

Power requirements

Manual dexterity and visual abilities


Cosmetics and aesthetics

Anatomical and medical considerations

Lifestyle requirements

Carpenter Hearing can help you protect your hearing from further deterioration through education about what affects your hearing, as well as the proper use and care of hearing protection devices.  To learn more about Ear & Hearing health, please contact Carpenter Ear & Hearing in Green Bay, using the links and information below.

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