In the Ear or Behind the Ear?

When choosing style, the audiogram or your hearing ability is what determines the size because the electronics have to fit in the aid and as a rule of thumb, the worse the hearing loss, the bigger the aid needs to be. 

However, sometimes both are an option so here is a comparison table to address some of the issues to take into consideration when choosing a hearing aid. You can click it to make it larger. Some browsers may save the file in your downloads folder. 

ITE vs BTE chart comparing benefits of either style of hearing aids including cosmetics, occlusion, longevity, loaners, power and ease of use.
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