BTE Hearing Aids

 bte hearing aidsBehind-the-Ear hearing aids are discreet and comfortable to wear. They do as their name implies: sit behind the ear.

BTE hearing aids are available in two styles: with a tube that carries the sound from the hearing aid into the ear, or with an external receiver that sits  within the ear canal. BTE hearing aids are available in a variety of colours and designs as well as different performance levels.

 

Components of BTE Hearing Aids

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  • Microphones – pick up the sound
  • Receiver – transmits the sound
  • Mini-chip – processes the sound in accordance with individual hearing needs
  • Tube with earpiece – delivers the amplified sound to the ear
  • Battery – powers the instrument