Completely-In-The-Canal (CIC) Hearing Aids Completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids are an excellent option for patients who are seeking an attractive, nearly invisible hearing instrument! If you are thinking about CICs, you have a few considerations to deliberate prior to making any decisions. There are great advantages to CICs, and they represent the latest in technological advancements the hearing aid industry has made towards smaller hearing aids. Your hearing healthcare professional will be able to guide you through the pros and cons, making considerations for your hearing impairment and your unique preferences. People with mild to moderate sensorineural, sensory, or cochlear hearing loss are considered the best candidates for CICs, followed by those with hearing loss that is slightly more severe in the high frequencies. These hearing instruments are very small, fitting deeply into the outer ear canal. The deep placement of CICs makes them practically invisible to the naked eye. Deep placement allows for natural telephone use, more natural sound quality, and allows less wind noise to be processed and heard by the user than larger options. While the CIC offers users many benefits and optimal discretion, they are not designed for use by individuals with certain needs. People who have difficulty with manual dexterity may have difficulty with handling this type of miniature aid and changing the new, small batteries it needs for power. It is important to note that with a smaller hearing aid comes a smaller battery, and California Hearing Aid Professionals 720 S. Euclid Street Ste. 6, Anaheim, California, 92802, 714-776-8757 130 W. Route 66 Ste 210, Glendora, California, 91740, 626-963-7200
with that a shorter battery life. These are important factors to consider, and your hearing health professional will be able to take all of your needs into consideration when selecting an appropriate aid for you and your type of hearing loss. Consider your pros and cons before making a decision. CICs may be perfect for you, but if they are not * there are several different style on the market today to accommodate most challenges and needs. Contact your hearing healthcare provider today to determine if you are a candidate for Completely-In-Canal hearing aids!
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