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Hearing Aids Custom Tailored to Your Needs
Southern Arkansas Audiology is committed to providing the best patient care. We provide high-quality hearing aids and audiology services to patients throughout White Hall, AR, and surrounding areas. Our audiologist works hard to assist you with all your audiological needs and answer any questions you may have.
Which Hearing Aid Style
is Right for You?
Picking the appropriate hearing aids can be confusing. Dr. Kristyn Wethington will help you find hearing aids that complement your comfort and lifestyle. Once a diagnostic hearing evaluation is completed, we will uncover the cause of your hearing loss and find an individualized care plan.
Hearing aids are available in many different sizes, styles, and prices thanks to advancements in digital technology and the miniaturization of internal components. Today’s digital hearing aids are typically offered at various technology levels, such as basic, entry, advanced, or premium.
- The degree of hearing loss (power requirements)
- Manual dexterity and visual abilities
- Patient budget
- Skin sensitivities
- Anatomical/medical considerations
- Lifestyle and listening needs
- Styles of hearing aids
In the Ear Models (ITE)
In the Ear models are custom-fit, based on a cast or impression of the ear to ensure maximum comfort. Southern Arkansas Audiology offers several styles, all customizable with different skin tones to help camouflage the outer ear. There are several styles – each is listed below, ranging from smallest to largest.
Invisible in Canal (IIC)
IIC instruments are specifically designed for those with mild to moderate hearing loss. They are the smallest custom style and sit invisibly in or past the second bend of the ear.
Completely in Canal (CIC)
They fit mild-to-moderate hearing losses and offer high cosmetic appeal, as they’re nearly invisible when worn. CIC instruments fit deeply and entirely within the ear canal.
In the Canal (ITC)
ITC instruments fit mild and moderate hearing losses. This instrument sits in the lower portion of the outer ear bowl, making them one of the most comfortable options. ITC hearing aids can have a host of additional features, including:
- Longer battery life
- Directional microphones
- Volume controls
Full Shell in the Ear (ITE)
The ITE instrument is a fantastic choice for a hearing aid whether you have mild or severe hearing loss. Full-shell models sit flush within the entire ear bowl. Their size offers plenty of benefits and additional features, including:
- Additional controls
- Directional microphones
- Larger battery
- Larger receiver
Behind the Ear Models
Behind-the-Ear (BTE) models sit behind or on the outer ear, with tubing/wiring that routes sounds down into the ear and connects to an ear tip or earmold to secure them in the ear canal. Whether you want your skin tone, a chrome color, or other funky designs that fit your style, BTEs are very customizable. There are several styles – each listed below.
Mini BTE with Slim Tube & Tip
Receiver in ear (RIC)
BTE with Earmold
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