Top Louisville KY Hearing Aid Dispenser, Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers, Posts Easy Reference Guide to Hearing Aid Style and Design Choices

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Residents of Louisville should educate themselves about the major hearing aid styles available and then make an appointment with a Hearing Aid Dispenser to be fit with the best hearing aid for their lifestyle.

Hear in Kentucky - Hearing Aids in Louisville KY

Hear in Kentucky - Hearing Aids in Louisville KY

The numerous distinct styles of hearing aids and the many different abbreviations employed to describe them make it challenging for novice shoppers to perform their own research.To clear up some of the confusion, Hear in Kentucky Hearing Aid Centers posted a quick reference list of popular hearing aid designs and vocabulary online called Hearing Aid Style and Type List – What Precisely Do All Those Abbreviations Mean?

The guide is organized from smallest to largest and contains the following major hearing aid styles:

Invisible in Canal (IIC), Extended Wear Hearing Aids, Completely in Canal (CIC), In the Canal (ITC). In the Ear (ITE), Receiver In the Ear (RIE or RITE) and Behind the Ear (BTE)

A side-by-side list of all the major hearing aid types immediately reveals why shoppers often have difficulty making sense of the similar names and abbreviations. The quick reference guide written by Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers is one step in the right direction toward clearing up some of that confusion. After consumers understand the primary styles of hearing aids, the Hearing Aid Dispensers at Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers encourage setting an appointment with a hearing care professional. A hearing care expert can provide advice about which hearing aid models are suitable for an individual after discovering more about that person's lifestyle and activities and exactly where the hearing aid will be used most often.

About Greta Ratliff, HIS:
Greta Ratliff, Hearing Instrument Specialist, attended Davidson College in Davidson, NC and graduated with honors earning a bachelor’s degree in Cultural and Historic Preservation Studies and joined Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers as a Hearing Instrument Specialist in 1995 and has since taken on many diverse roles including patient care, staff training and operations management. She has also served on the Kentucky Licensing Board for Specialists in Hearing Instruments.

About Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers
Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers has served Louisville Kentucky and its surrounding areas since 1992 with community offices in St. Matthews, Okolona, and Middletown. They have successfully grown to become one of Louisville’s largest independent network of licensed hearing healthcare providers and offer clients leading-edge hearing health care solutions including a wide assortment of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and hearing protection. Each office is equipped to provide quality hearing testing and hearing aid evaluations.

Greta Ratliff

Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers
102A Fairfax Avenue
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 324-1103

Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers
7132 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 287-1510

Hear in Kentucky Hearing Centers
12420 Shelbyville Rd
Middletown, KY 40243
(502) 287-1508

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