Bradenton and Sarasota

Hearing Aids

Hearing aids can make a significant difference in your communication, relationships and quality of life. At The Hearing Spa in Bradenton and Sarasota, we offer a number of different hearing aid styles, brands and models.
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Styles of hearing aids

Styles of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids come in many different styles, from custom in the ear devices to behind the ear models. Our Audiologists can help you select the style that's right for you.

Custom, In The Ear Models

Custom hearing aids are fitted to an individual's ear using an ear impression. Then a shell is built to fit perfectly in the patient's ear based on that impression.
Invisible In Canal (IIC)

The smallest style is the IIC, or invisible in the canal. This style is the most discreet, but sometimes lacks the power and some features that other models have.

Completely In Canal (CIC)

Completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids are nearly invisible. This model is best for mild to moderate hearing losses.

In The Canal (ITC)

In the canal (ITC) instruments are slightly larger than the CIC. They also have better battery life, are often easier to handle and can fit more severe hearing losses.

Full Shell, or In The Ear (ITE)

Full Shell (ITE) models are the largest custom devices available. They use a larger battery, which means longer battery life. They also have the most powerful circuits of the custom options.

Extended Wear Models

Extended wear devices are invisible and worn 24/7. They can be more convenient, but have some limitations in features and strength.
Invisible Extended Wear

Receiver in the canal (RIC) models have a thin wire that sends signals to a receiver (speaker) placed inside the ear canal. These models can be paired with sized tips or custom earmolds. RIC hearing aids are popular because they are discreet and can fit a wide variety of hearing losses.

Behind The Ear Models

Behind The Ear models sit on top of the ear and typically have a type or wire that sends sound into the ear canal. These can be paired with custom earmolds or different sized tips.
Receiver In Ear (RIC)

Receiver in the canal (RIC) models have a thin wire that sends signals to a receiver (speaker) placed inside the ear canal. These models can be paired with sized tips or custom earmolds. RIC hearing aids are popular because they are discreet and can fit a wide variety of hearing losses.

BTE With Earmold

Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids have a sound tube that is connected to a custom earmold. While larger than RIC hearing aids, these devices tend to have better battery life. They also fit more severe hearing losses.

Hearing Aid models

Hearing Aids we offer

Oticon More

Oticon More, with Oticon's BrainHearing technology takes hearing aid innovation to the new level with its inclusion of the first embedded Deep Neural Network. It is the very first hearing device with a Deep Neural Network (DNN) embedded on the chip.

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Phonak Paradise

The Phonak Paradise was created to deliver crisp natural sound for you to enjoy the wonders of the world - as they should be heard. To access each feature of the new Paradise devices, Phonak created their brand-new PRISM processing platform.

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Phonak Lyric

The Phonak Lyric Hearing Aid is world’s first 100% invisible hearing aid and provides wearers with a more natural hearing experience. Lyric hearing aids can be worn it 24/7 round the clock, for months at a time.

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Signia AX

Signia's new AX hearing aid platform combines award-winning design and rechargeability with excellent sound quality, so you can always hear what matters to you. In the upgraded Styletto AX, the design is even smaller and more discreet than its predecessor.

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Resound One

The new Resound One devices incorporate a new style of hearing aid, the Microphone & Receiver-In-Ear (or M&RIE) design. This new style places an additional receiver in the ear canal, effectively leveraging your unique ear shape to collect sounds the way nature intended it to.

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Widex Moment

For many wearers, hearing aids can sound tinny and artificial, which can make it difficult for some to adapt to their new hearing aids. With Widex Moment, their new ZeroDelay technology eliminates these artificial sounds and makes the sound more natural.

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Phonak Lumity

With Lumity, Phonak is delivering on this front with technology that helps people understand speech better, even in places with a lot of background noise.

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ReSound Omnia

Back by a philosophy of 'Organic Hearing,' the Resound Omnia is the most natural-sounding hearing aid you've ever heard.

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