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Hearing Aids in Richmond, Delta, Vancouver, Kelowna, Saskatoon & Thunder Bay

Are you ready to select a hearing aid? Congratulations on taking this important step in your life! Getting a hearing aid in Richmond, Vancouver, Kelowna or the surrounding areas will not only result in improved hearing but will also enhance your overall quality of life. Our experienced teams are proud to serve you in the Lower Mainland, Okanagan, Saskatoon and Thunder Bay. We’ve included the different styles available on this page and look forward to discussing the options with you. Contact one of our locations to schedule your consultation.


Gone are the bulky, cumbersome hearing devices patients would feel self-conscious in wearing these days. With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever to find a hearing aid in Delta that perfectly suits your hearing needs, while also preserving your appearance. Small, discrete, yet with longer-lasting batteries, these are the hearing aids Richmond and British Columbia patients have come to know and love. If you’re in the area of Kelowna and hearing aids are on your to-do list, be sure to call Expert Hearing Solutions!


Please note these devices come in different skin tones to camouflage with your outer ear.

In-the-Canal (ITC)

ITC
  • Sits in lower portion of outer-ear bowl
  • Comfortable and easy to use
  • Slightly larger than completely-in-the-canal (CIC) models and with longer battery life
  • Can host features such as directional microphones to enhance understanding in noisy environments
  • Volume controls
  • For mild and moderate hearing loss

Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC)

CIC
  • Smallest custom style that fits deeply and entirely in your ear canal
  • Appropriate for mild to moderate hearing loss
  • High cosmetic appeal as they are nearly invisible when in use

Invisible In-the-Canal (IIC)

IIC
  • Device sits past the second bend of the ear canal
  • Designed for mild to moderate hearing loss
  • High cosmetic appeal as they are invisible when in use

In-the-Ear (ITE) or Full Shell

ITE
  • Sits flush with outer ear bowl
  • Size allows for maximum number of additional controls and features such as directional microphones
  • Larger battery size than smaller models
  • Fits a larger receiver with power needed for some cases of severe hearing loss
  • Recommended for mild to severe hearing loss

Behind-the-Ear (BTE)

BTE
  • Sits behind or on top of outer ear
  • Tubing is secured in place and routes sound to ear
  • Various colours available to blend with skin tone
  • Various prints and designs to suit your own style
  • Different sizes allow for different features, controls, battery types and degrees of power

Mini Behind-the-Ear (BTE)

  • Hides behind outer ear
  • Ultra-thin, discreet tubing routes sound to ear
  • Tube connects to soft tip that sits in ear canal without occluding it
  • Natural, open feeling – allows airflow and sound to enter the ear naturally
  • Amplified sound enter ear through the soft tip
  • Used for mild to moderate high frequency hearing loss

Receiver-in-the-Ear (RITE)

  • Mini BTEs with speaker incorporated in the ear tip instead of the main body
  • Appropriate for mild to severe hearing loss
  • Look similar to the mini BTE models

BTE with Ear Mould

  • For mild to profound hearing loss
  • Longer shape follows your outer ear’s contour and houses many features such as program button and volume control
  • Various ear mould colours and styles available
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