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Hearing Aid Information

Finally!! A rechargeable hearing aid that we believe in! The new Phonak Audeo B-R is now available! Our patients are LOVING the new technology! Thanks to its automatic capabilities, Phonak Audéo B delivers unmatched sound quality with minimal interaction.

Finally a rechargeable hearing aid that we are excited to fit on patients!

Finally a rechargeable hearing aid that we are excited to fit on patients!

Interested in trying out this new technology? Make an appointment this winter to learn more and to receive a risk-free 2 week at home demo! We can’t wait to hear what people think!

It is estimated that approximately 1.4 billion hearing aid batteries end up in landfills every year! Rechargeable hearing aids eliminate the need for disposable batteries. Not only are rechargeable hearing aids great for the environment, they are also great for individuals with dexterity issues who find it difficult to change batteries as well as for people on the move who want uninterrupted hearing aid use throughout the day.

 

Phonak's new platform of hearing aids.

Phonak’s new platform of hearing aids.

Its’ sophisticated operating system adapts to your precise hearing environment. This cutting edge technology provides better speech understanding in even the most challenging listening environments such as in a noisy restaurant or taking a stroll outdoors.

Phonak Audéo B hearing instruments allow you to communicate easily, anywhere, with everyone:

  • focus on speech understanding
  • comfort and ease-of-use
  • The feather-light and slim style sits comfortably on your ear.
    You will forget they are even there.
  • Automatic capabilities

What is a Hearing Aid?

A hearing aid is designed to amplify sounds in the environment. With the introduction of digital hearing aids, the aid can be programmed using computer software to amplify certain types of sounds the patient is missing. Though a hearing aid does not restore normal hearing, it can drastically improve listening abilities, even in the presence of background noise. Hearing aids come in different styles, colors, and levels of technology in order to best fit the lifestyle and listening needs of the patient. Aids can feature volume controls and multiple programs to further assist in difficult listening environments.

Hearing Aid Styles

Behind-the-Ear hearing aids (BTE)

BTEBTE hearing aids are designed to fit any type of hearing loss and are discrete and comfortable. The components of the hearing aid are contained in the casing, which sits behind the ear. The sound is delivered to the ear canal through the speaker, or wire, which is held in the ear canal by a silicon dome or a custom ear mold.

Custom In-the-Ear hearing aids (ITE)

ITEITE hearing aids are small and discrete with all of the components fitting within the ear canal and the outer ear bowl, which is called the concha. ITEs are suitable for mild to moderately-severe hearing loss. This type of hearing aid requires a custom impression of the ear, which is made in the office.

Hearing Aid Accessories

Hearing Aid Accessories - Taylor Listening Center

Did you know most hearing aids are now Bluetooth compatible? Could you benefit from hearing the person across the table directly in your hearing aids? We offer a wide range of hearing aid accessories to accommodate your individual needs, from phone clips and mini-microphones to television adapters that transmit audio signals directly to your hearing aids. Find out more during your hearing aid consultation.