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HEARING AWARENESS WEEK 2020

“Don’t let hearing loss limit you”. World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. According to WHO (2018) data, the prevalence of hearing impairment (HI) in India is around 6.3% (63 million people suffering from significant auditory loss). The timely and effective interventions can help people with hearing loss reach their full potential.

Come and see us for a Free Hearing Health check between 3rd – 7th March 2020 

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RECEIVER IN THE EAR (RITE)

These are small discreet hearing devices sitting behind the ear. The sound is conducted through an an electrical wire to a miniature loud speaker located in the clients ear canal. They are well suited for mild to severe hearing losses.

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OPEN FIT BEHIND THE EAR

These are behind the ear hearing devices in which the sound is channelised into the ear canal through a thin capillary tube. The advantage of open fit is that the ear canal is unoccluded and the wearer’s own voice sounds more natural.

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IN THE EAR (ITE)

These hearing aids sit entirely within the ear. They are easy to handle and suitable for clients with limited manipulation and dexterity.

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IN THE CANAL (ITC)

COMPLETELY IN THE CANAL (CIC)

Custom made hearing devices that fits deeper in the ear compared to ITE style. They are cosmetically appealing and suitable for clients with good dexterity.

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INVISIBLE IN THE CANAL (IIC)

These hearing aids are so tiny that no body will notice that you are wearing them. They are custom made and sit deep in the ear canal.

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BEHIND THE EAR (BTE)

These hearing aids hook over the top of your ear and rests behind the ear. A tube connects the hearing aid to a custom ear piece called an ear mould that fits in the ear canal. BTE’s are highly regarded for their reliability and suitability for almost any type of hearing loss.

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