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Hearing Aids

A hearing loss is highly personal and is unique to only you. You need a hearing aid solution that is tailored and personalized for you.

Buying a hearing aid is about more than the product itself. It is also about the relationship you develop with your audiologist over the lifespan of your hearing aid. When an audiologist prescribes an appropriate hearing aid, there are a number of factors to consider, including: 

  • Degree of hearing loss
  • Lifestyle Considerations
  • Cosmetic appeal
  • Manual dexterity
  • Budget

Advances in hearing aid technology allow us to improve an individual’s hearing abilities more than ever before. Hearing aids are now wireless, and can be paired to smartphones via Bluetooth for direct audio streaming. Modern hearing aids allow for endless amounts of personalization or they can be completely automatic with today’s Smart Technology.

Port Credit Audiology is a local and independently owned clinic, allowing your audiologist to work with a wide variety of manufacturers, and choose the best products based on your individual needs. We are fluent with all major manufacturers of hearing aids including:

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There are two main types of hearing aids. Behind-the-ear, and custom hearing aids. Below find more information about each hearing aid style, their benefits and which style can be right for you.

Behind-the-Ear

Behind-the-Ear hearing aids are available in a variety of colours, including those designed to match skin tone, hair colour, glasses or just personal preference. 

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Receiver-in-Ear:

This is the most popular style of hearing aid as it offers the utmost in versatility, comfort and reliability. The receiver-in-ear can be adapted to your hearing loss, even if it changes, and allows detailed personalization with its Made for iPhone® and Android® capabilities.

This also comes as a convenient rechargeable hearing aid! Click Here and learn more about rechargeable hearing aids.

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Behind-the-Ear

For those with more challenging losses, this style allows for the power and control needed for a successful fitting. The behind-the-ear style also includes a number of customizable fit options and wireless connectivity.

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Ultra-Power Behind-the-Ear

This style provides the most power of any hearing aid, and is efficiently designed to help those with the most severe hearing loss have improved speech clarity in all environments.

Custom Hearing Aids

All custom style hearing aids require an ear impression so that the hearing aid fits your ear perfectly. This style of hearing aid is also available in a variety of skin tone colours. 

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Invisible-In-Canal

One of the smallest hearing aids available for the ultimate discretion. This hearing aid houses advanced technology for people with active lifestyles.

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Completely-In-Canal

This small and discrete product is customized to your ear for a perfect fit. This style affords more power and control for individuals with mild to moderate degrees of hearing loss.

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In-the-Canal

This technology is one of the most versatile in the custom product space. Our in-the-canal product features a higher fitting range for more challenging hearing losses, and wireless technology to connect to important devices, such as the television.

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In-the-Ear

This style is the most powerful of all custom products. The in-the-ear style is perfectly adapted for individuals with limited dexterity as it is easier to put on and requires less battery changes due to a larger battery.

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Mic-in-Helix

This is our most popular custom product. The placement of the microphone results in superior speech clarity, localization and wind noise suppression. If any of your hobbies include outdoor activities, such as sailing, golfing or gardening, this style is for you.

Find out more about wireless accessories to maximize your hearing aid benefits.

Book your appointment today for a hearing aid evaluation to ensure you are prescribed hearing aids that meet your individual needs, budget and lifestyle.

DOS AND DON’TS OF HEARING AID USE

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