BTE Hearing Aid – For Hearing loss – Spieth
What is BTE Hearing aids?
BTE refers to the shape of the hearing aid, also known as behind-the-ear hearing aid, which is hung behind the ear and consists of a body, a turning ear hook, an ear tube, an ear plug or an ear mold. It is suitable for patients with all kinds of hearing loss and can also achieve many functions. The beauty of it is: it is still a bit large for patients with high requirements of appearance.
BTE hearing aid range of application.
BTE is considered to be the best choice for people with severe and very severe hearing loss. It has the advantage of a large battery and a relatively long life span. Also acoustically because of the long distance between the sound outlet and the microphone, it is not easy to produce whistling even at high power.
Advantages of BTE hearing aids.
●Higher power in behind-the-ear hearing aids, which are more suitable for severe and profound hearing loss.
●Easy to install some complex wiring and chips to improve performance and enhance functionality.
●large batteries and knobs that are easy to operate and more suitable for the elderly.
●Ease of maintenance, durability and ease of adjustment.
●Greater convenience for pediatric ears where only the earmold needs to be replaced
●Mass production without ordering.
Disadvantages of BTE hearing aids.
●Inability to perform the positioning function of the auricle.
●Larger size and relatively poor concealment.
Cost of BTE hearing aids
There are many manufacturers of BTE hearing aids on the market today. The level of technology and quality control systems vary greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer, resulting in a wide range of BTE hearing aid prices. Mainstream brands of BTE hearing aids generally cost between $200 and $1000.