Completely-In-Canal

Sleek and subtle, completely-in-the-canal technology includes molding your device to the contours of your ear for a superior fit that offers a natural look and hearing experience.

For Patients with:

Mild to Moderately Severe Hearing Loss
I have been wearing hearing aids since the 1950s, but it wasn’t until I found Highline Hearing Professionals that I really learned about them. I found Highline about 20 years ago, and for the first time, things were explained to me. I found I had choices for hearing aids and did not have to just take the one that the doctor wanted to sell me. Everyone at Highline is very knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. They work hard to fit you with just the right one. And they have a follow-up and maintenance program that really helps. Give them a try, and I am sure you will like them as much as I do.
- B. Smith

Completely in the canal hearing aid by Highline Audiology & Hearing Aids

Advantages:

1. Natural sound clarity

2. Secure fit for an active lifestyle

3. Connects wirelessly to other technology using Bluetooth®

4. Nearly invisible

5. Works well with helmets, glasses and other headgear

Disadvantages:

1. Small size can be a problem for dexterity

2. Feedback issues

3. Prone to needing repair

4. Occlusion, the feeling of talking in a bucket, issues

Overview of Completely-In-Canal Hearing Aids

Powerful, subtle, and custom-fit for a snug, comfortable fit in your ear canal, Completely-in-the-Canal units are a good fit for activity-filled days with friends and family. CIC devices come equipped with external switches to give you more control over your hearing.

Bluetooth technology allows your hearing instrument to become a hub for streaming phone calls and media directly to your ears. Because CIC devices sit deeper in the canal you get clearer sound with less wind interference for a more natural hearing experience.

CIC hearing aid placement in the ear

Special Care/Maintenance

Daily cleaning is an essential part of preventing moisture and wax buildup, which becomes a more significant problem with devices that fit in your ear canal. Follow the cleaning directions provided by your hearing care provider or device manufacturer for best results.

In addition to daily cleaning, you will need to replace wax filters and batteries frequently. Manufacturers also recommend following a six month maintenance schedule to optimize performance.

Frequently Asked Questions About CIC Hearing Aids

Do they have the latest in hearing aid technology?
CIC devices feature digital technology, including feedback elimination, background noise reduction, speech preservation and more.
Are CICl hearing aids rechargeable?
No. CIC hearing aids are not rechargeable. You’ll have to change the batteries more frequently because their small size reduces their service life.
How far into the ear canal do they go?
Completely in canal hearing aids fit inside the ear and out of sight.
Am I a good candidate for CIC hearing aids?
Individuals with mild to moderately severe hearing loss are helped by CIC devices. Your hearing care professional will help guide you through the process of choosing the hearing aid style that best fits your hearing needs as well as your lifestyle.
Do I wear them 24/7?
CIC hearing aids are designed to be removed daily for better ear health.

Scheduling a Hearing Assessment

If you are concerned about your hearing or that of a loved one, your first step is a comprehensive hearing assessment conducted by an audiology professional for an accurate evaluation of your hearing loss and help selecting the right hearing device to address your hearing challenges.

By completing and submitting your form, you’ll alert our team to give you a call and help you schedule a hearing assessment with one of our audiologists.

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