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Is there an in-the-ear hearing aid available for high frequency profound hearing loss?


Adam Wentling

Hearing Healthcare Provider in Reading

03 March 2017 - 3675 Views

To clarify, "in the ear" (ITE) typically describes any "custom" hearing aid in which an ear-mold impression is taken and the entire hearing aid is encapsulated inside of it.  Basically, anything that is not a "Behind the Ear" (BTE) hearing aid.  That being said, there are many ITE hearing aids that can reach a profound high frequency loss, but I'm assuming you're probably referring to a small invisible or near invisible device.  The "invisible" ITE, usually known as an Invisible in Canal (IIC) hearing aid, is most likely out of the question.  All of... Read more