What are the advantages of both behind-the-ear and in-the-ear hearing aids?

The two types of hearing aids, the ear-back type and the in-ear type, each occupy a large part of the sales in the market, and the hearing loss users will choose to fit the two models. What are the differences, advantages and disadvantages of the behind-the-ear and in-ear hearing aids??


First, the appearance of the product

1The ear-back hearing aid has a large appearance and is similar in shape to a banana. It has a shell of different colors and is worn behind the ear. It is beautiful and concealed, and is not easily found by others. The behind-the-ear hearing aid uses a small plastic tube to transmit the amplified sound into the mouth of the eardrum, and has a small, medium and large third gear to adjust the output power, which is convenient for people with different hearing loss. The current design of the ear-back machine is very fashionable and has become a new choice for most patients with deafness.2The in-ear hearing aid has a concealed and compact appearance. The listening mode is closer to the natural listening of the human ear. When used, it can be directly worn in the ear canal. It can make full use of the sound collection function of the outer ear. The concealment is very good, it is not easy to be discovered, and at the same time it can be like Answer the call as a normal person. The in-ear hearing aid is customized according to the shape of the ear canal. It is comfortable to wear and has no moisture-proof and sweat-proof function. It is beneficial to the maintenance of the hearing aid and has a significant effect on suppressing tinnitus.

Second, the output power of the product

1Because the shape of the hearing aid is large, it can contain more additional functions of the hearing aid, such asFM, Bluetooth and other technologies to meet the different needs of many people. At the same time, there are some better ear-back hearing aids that can display natural directionality. At the same time, due to the appearance setting, dual microphones can be set to activate different directionality, which can guarantee speech signals in complex environments, ensuring clarity and intelligibility.2The in-ear hearing aid has a very powerful chip processing capability and a large power range, which largely satisfies a large part of the patient’s appearance and sound requirements. However, the in-ear hearing aid does not fall and cannot be damp. At the same time, it is necessary to prevent the sputum from clogging the horn to ensure a small failure rate of the in-the-ear hearing aid.

Third, the characteristics of the product

1In-earHearing aidThe output power is not very high and is only suitable for patients with mild, moderate or moderate to severe deafness. The ear can only achieve high power, and the ear type rarely achieves high power. Therefore, when the hearing loss is extremely severe, the behind-the-ear type is preferred.2There are some obvious defects in the ear-back hearing aids. Because the behind-the-ear hearing aids are worn behind the ear, they are easily eroded by the sweat flowing down the head, which in turn damages the components. In addition, when the behind-the-ear hearing aid is used, the knob adjustment is difficult, and it is not suitable for children or elderly people whose finger movement is not coordinated. In the case of hearing aids with the same function, the price of the behind-the-ear hearing aid is much cheaper.;However, due to the size of the appearance, there is no Bluetooth in the ear.FMAnd other functions. How to choose specifically depends on the actual situation of the user.

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