Receiver In Canal Hearing Aids

Receiver in canal hearing aids also commonly referred to as RIC hearing aids sit behind the ear which is attached to a receiver that sits in the ear canal. RIC devices are the most popular devices sold today and worth considering for anyone who is in need of hearing assistance. 

RICs are perfect for those who prefer a more discreet hearing aid. They’re smaller than other types of devices, and their thin case helps them blend seamlessly behind your ear with a large range of colour options to suit every individual.

If connectivity is a must then a RIC device are the option for you with many models providing direct Bluetooth connectivity to both iPhone and Android devices enabling individuals to stream phone calls, Zoom meetings, Music and Movies directly to your hearing aids. They also are readily available in rechargeable models removing the need for regular battery changes.

Benefits Of Receiver In Canal Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have come a long way in the last few years and the introduction of RIC devices has enabled many of the latest advancements we see today.

Benefits of a RIC Hearing Aid:

  • Typically has a less visible behind-the-ear portion
  • Has directional microphones
  • Suitable for all hearing loss profiles
  • Rechargeable options available
  • Wireless connectivity to TV, Mobile Phone via accessory.
  • Direct streaming available to mobile phones and Bluetooth devices
  • Telecoil options available
  • Comes in a range of different sizes including very discreet options
  • Multiple colour choices 


Hearing Aids to Suit Every Need

Hearing Aids come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. From the invisible in canal hearing aids designed to be concealed entirely in the canal to the newer receiver in canal models that come rechargeable and directly stream to your mobile phone. No matter what your preference there is a style to suit every need. To assist you with your selection we have provided information on the different types of hearing aids below.

Invisible Hearing Aids (IIC)

IIC hearing aids are designed to be concealed completely in the ear canal. These invisible-in-canal hearing aids are custom fit and are the most discreet hearing aid style available in the market.

Behind The Ear Hearing Aids (BTE)

BTE hearing aids are the most common hearing aid style. They are designed to fit all types of hearing loss and typically require a lower level of maintenance.              

Custom Hearing Aids (ITE / ITC / CIC)

Custom hearing aids also known as In-the-Ear (ITE), In-the-Canal (ITC) and Completely-in-Canal (CIC) come in a range of shapes and sizes. They are custom moulded to fit completely with in the ear and will fit most hearing loss profiles.

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