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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Ear Device Comfort

Deep Fitting Ear Canal Device Physical Comfort   A plethora of products are worn in the ear canal – some more deeply than others.  Regardless, not all devices that fit into the ear canal are comfortable.  Physical comfort depends on at least the following factors: Ear canal sensitivity Size, as in volume, of the device…

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