Open-fit Hearing Aids by hallianoh1


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Hearing Aids
 The newest development
in behind-the-ear hearing
 aid technology, open-fit
hearing aids are taking the
   world of hearing by
Offering excellent hearing
 quality, great aesthetics,
and a more natural feeling
 while wearing, open-fits
  may be just the right
     choice for you!
 Similar to traditional behind-
  the-ear hearing aids (BTEs),
    open fits have an external
 portion that sits over the back
 of the ear (similar to eyeglass
temples) and have a small tube
   that runs in front of the ear
     and into the ear canal.
Ear molds can still
be worn with open-
  fits, but may be
 depending on the
   severity of the
    hearing loss.
Open-fits are best for mild to
  moderately-severe losses
that are more high-frequency
   in nature. Losses that are
more low-frequency or more
      severe may require
  traditional BTEs or an in-
 the-ear custom instrument.
  Since a small tip or
   dome can be used
instead of an ear mold,
 less occlusion occurs,
   promoting a more
 open, less plugged up
 Many patients note that
  wearing open-fits feels
 more natural. Open-fits
    allow both natural
  reception of sound, by
allowing sound to flow in
and out of the ear, as well
 as the amplified hearing
        aid sound.

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