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St. Albert, AB T8N 3V4

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Growing Hearing Awareness

Hearing Aids

Basic digital hearing aids generally require the wearer to make some manual adjustments in certain listening environments such as turning a volume control up or down, or pushing a button to change listening programs. In contrast, a premium or more advanced hearing aid responds automatically to changes in the listener's environment, making changes based on the signals being detected by the hearing aid. The hearing aid wearer is not required to make any manual changes. As the level of the technology increases in hearing aids, so do the availability of advanced features.

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is described by varying degrees, not percentages. Hearing loss may be mild, moderate, moderately-severe, severe or profound and vary across pitches. It is determined by a simple hearing test as the amount of volume loss you experience compared to the average adult listener with a normal auditory system.

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Styles of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are available in many different sizes and styles thanks to advancements in digital technology and miniaturization of the internal components. Many of today's hearing aids are considered sleek, compact, and innovative - offering solutions to a wide range of hearing aid wearers.

Various hearing aid styles we offer:

  • In-The-Ear
  • Invisible in-the-Canal (IIC)
  • Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC)
  • In-the-Canal (ITC)
  • Full Shell or In-the-Ear (ITE)
  • Behind-the-Ear (BTE)
  • Mini BTE with slim tube and tip
  • Receiver-in-the-ear (RITE)
  • BTE with earmolds

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Hearing Aid Products and Accessories by Manufacturer

Assistive Listening Device Systems (ALDS)

An Assistive Listening Device (ALD) is any device that helps you overcome your hearing loss. Usually the term ALD is applied to personal devices that transmit, process, or amplify sound, but usually not used to refer to hearing aids. The term may also refer to alerting devices such as amplified alarm clock, smoke detector, baby monitor, door bell or an amplified telephone.

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Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Developers of hearing aids are always looking for new and improved ways of making hearing aids better and more useful in people's lives. Bluetooth technology is being used to make it easier for hearing aid users to connect their hearing aids to various devices for improved sound quality directly from the sound source.

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Oticon

Oticon

Oticon was founded on a compassion for people — and a deep understanding of the role that hearing plays in living a richer and fuller life. People First is our promise to empower people to communicate freely, interact naturally and participate actively.

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Phonak

Phonak

Phonak's goal is to improve the quality of life of people with hearing loss. Phonak is the innovative force in hearing acoustics. With our creative solutions, we strive to overcome technological limitations - so that all people are able to hear, understand and fully enjoy life's rich landscapes of sound.

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Starkey

Starkey

Starkey Hearing Technologies is much more than the hearing aids we produce. We are in the business of connecting people and changing lives. We believe being able to hear the world and the people around us is as essential to the human experience as breathing.

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Widex

Widex

At Widex, we combine years of understanding with a natural curiosity in finding solutions to individual hearing loss. Our uncompromising approach to innovation has led to such advances as the world’s first fully digital in-the-ear hearing aid, as well as our own revolutionary wireless technology.

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