2601 Delaney Ave Orlando, FL 32806Behind the Ear Hearing Aids
2601 Delaney AveOrlando, FL 32806 As its name suggests (behind the ear), these devices sit on the bowl of your ear and feed a tube into the canal.
2601 Delaney Ave Orlando, FL 32806Their size allows manufacturers to include features such as volume controls and on/offswitches. Modern units are not the clunkers that their predecessors were.
2601 Delaney AveOrlando, FL 32806 The BTE unit has three discrete parts, the case, tube and earmold.
2601 Delaney Ave Orlando, FL 32806 The case is the hook-like part that sits behind the ear and does the actual augmentation of sound.
2601 Delaney Ave Orlando, FL 32806 Audio waves travel from the case through the tube to the earmold, which is essentially a plug made to sit neatly at the opening of yourcanal. Similar tips are used to keepyour mobile phone headset in place.
2601 Delaney AveOrlando, FL 32806 open fit aids are smaller behind the ear devices that work a little different. It travels deeper into the canal and uses a soft molded dome to hold it in place.
2601 Delaney Ave Orlando, FL 32806The advantage of this type of technology is that it preventsocclusion, that booming sound you hear in your own voicewhen your hands are pressed against your ears.
2601 Delaney AveOrlando, FL 32806 The two major concerns are the leakage of sound from the ear canal and the problems their design causes with Assistive Listening Devices.