BTE or Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aids hooks over the top of the ears of the user, and rests behind the ear. BTE hearing aids remain connected to custom earpieces known as earmolds through a tube. The earmold fits in the ear canal easily. This type of hearing aid has traditionally been the largest type of hearing aid. Some of the newer designs are smaller, streamlined, and barely visible. BTE hearing aids are appropriate for any type of hearing loss, and people of all ages.
• Has Directional Microphones
• Capable of More Amplification than Other Types
• Might Pick Up More Wind Noise than Other Types
• Available with Regular zinc-Air or Rechargeable Batteries