At Livingston Hearing Aid Center, we are your source of hearing aid devices and accessories that are designed and manufactured to improve the hearing of our patients. The behind-the-ear (BTE) style hearing aid is one of the proven, quality devices we offer that enhances the ability to hear conversations and other sounds that are presently out of reach for the hearer.
Behind-The-Ear (BTE) Function and Appearance
The behind-the-ear hearing aid we offer consists of a small plastic case that fits conveniently behind the ear and delivers sound to the ear via a tube of short length positioned comfortably within the ear canal. These hearing aids are ideal for enhancing the hearing of individuals with mild to profound hearing loss.
The features of behind-the-ear hearing aids include a custom-fit ear mold or a dome that does not completely obstruct the opening in the ear canal. Various styles of BTE hearing aids are available in different colors to match skin tone or hair color.
The behind-the-ear (BTE) style of hearing aid includes an ear mold with a longer shape that travels along the contour behind the outside of the ear and can usually contain more features, battery power, and controls than other hearing aid styles.
The various features of the behind-the-ear hearing aid include:
- Size is easy to hold and adjust
- Larger battery provides longer battery life – rechargeable option also available
- Bigger size provides more durability and allows for more features