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How does an in-the-ear removable hearing aid work?

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These models help mild to severe hearing loss. The parts are so small that they fit completely inside your outer ear. Some have a telecoil -- a small magnetic coil that makes it easier to talk on the phone. They can also pick up signals from systems called induction sound loops in some public places like churches, schools, airports, and auditoriums. These hearing aids aren't a good idea for young children because their outer ears are still growing.

From: Treatments for Hearing Loss WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Hearing Aids," "Cochlear Implants."

Hearing Loss Association of America: "Living With Hearing Loss," "Types, Causes and Treatment."

Audiology Online: "Middle Ear Implants."

University of California, Irvine: "Bone Anchored Hearing Device."

ENT Today: "Middle Ear Implants Offer Potential: New breed of devices may stimulate compliance, experts say."

Reviewed by Brandon Isaacson on June 01, 2016

SOURCES:

National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Hearing Aids," "Cochlear Implants."

Hearing Loss Association of America: "Living With Hearing Loss," "Types, Causes and Treatment."

Audiology Online: "Middle Ear Implants."

University of California, Irvine: "Bone Anchored Hearing Device."

ENT Today: "Middle Ear Implants Offer Potential: New breed of devices may stimulate compliance, experts say."

Reviewed by Brandon Isaacson on June 01, 2016

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