All Ears Are “Real Ears,” But That’s Not Enough!

by Christopher Schweitzer, Ph.D.   H. Christopher Schweitzer, PhD has a long history of research, development, and clinical activity related to hearing and hearing aids, and continues to own the Family Hearing Centers of Colorado. He is a frequent contributor to HHTM (Hearing Health and Technology Matters).   Background Students in Signals and Systems learn…

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CIC History

From “Going Deep” to the CIC (completely-in-canal) Hearing Aid     Hearing aids are available in a wide variety of sizes, configurations, and styles.  Styles include BTE (behind-the-ear), RIC/RITE (receiver-in-canal/receiver-in-the-ear), thin tube, ITE (in-the-ear), ITC (in-the-canal), CIC (completely-in-canal), IIE (invisible-in-ear), and other variations. While all seem to have their place in the fitting process, it is…

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