A hearing aid is a small electronic device that is worn behind the ear. The purpose of a hearing aid is to provide proper amplification so that inidividuals with hearing losses can communicate, interact, and participate in the daily acitivities of life.
There are many types of hearing aids, from analog to digital. There are also different styles of hearing aids, consisting of completely in the canal, in the canal, in the ear, mini behind the ear, and behind the ear. Hearing aids can be ordered in a variety of colors with a variety of earmolds. To learn more about hearing aids visit your local audiologist.
For more information on hearing aids visit the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.