Knowing the parts of your hearing aid can be beneficial for proper care and maintenance. It can also help you describe issues to your audiologist so they can be resolved more accurately. We’ll take a look at some important parts of the various styles of hearing aids.
Receiver-in-the-Canal (RIC) Hearing Aids
Behind-the-Ear (BTE) Hearing Aids
3b. Sound bore – channel in the earmold into which the tubing is inserted. This is where the sound comes out.
In-the-Ear (ITE) or In-the-Canal (ITC) Hearing Aids
If you have any questions regarding the parts of your hearing aids, contact your audiologist at 405-548-4300.
Hearts for Hearing was founded in 2003 with a mission of providing hearing technology and speech therapy services at no out-of-pocket costs to families with children who were born deaf. 20 years later, we are still teaching babies and children born deaf to listen and talk. Our services have expanded to include adult hearing care with offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Shawnee. Our team of professionals has grown from our original three people to 117 now. Hearts for Hearing continues to provide the first set of hearing technology and therapy to children at no out-of-pocket costs to families, and now includes Newborn Hearing Screen services, major research initiatives, Eyes Open Ears On programming, and its own 3D ear mold lab.