Receiver-in-canal hearing aids can be looked as at the new generation of hearing aids as they make use of innovative advances in technology to provide an effective and inconspicuous solution for those suffering from hearing loss.

RIC aids are also known as receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) hearing aids, or may be referred to as canal receiver technology (CRT).

How Do Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aids Work?

RIC hearing aids have a small casing that sits behind the outer ear. This casing holds the microphone, amplifier and processer, but (unlike BTEs) the receiver is situated in a small, soft dome that is placed inside the ear. Although this dome sits directly in the ear, it does not seal it completely. The casing and the receiver are connected by a wire. This design allows RIC aids to be much smaller in size than behind-the-ear hearing aids, and far less conspicuous.

The Benefits of Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aids

Are There Any Disadvantages of RIC Hearing Aids?

Are you suffering from hearing loss? Do you feel like receiver-in-canal hearing aids would be the right fit for you? Book a hearing test with the hearing aid professionals at Hearing Aid Labs today!


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