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Hearing aids explained

Hearing aids are small electronic devices that help to make sounds louder and clearer so that someone with a hearing loss can still join in with conversation and many other activities such as listening to music.

Today's hearing aids are small, discreet, and come with advanced technological features to help them adapt to different hearing environments. 

There are many different shapes, styles and even colours, and they can be worn on the ear or in the ear. Also see Types of hearing aids and Our product range.

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How do hearing aids work?
Find out what's inside a hearing aid and how each component works.

Types of hearing aid
Behind-the-ear or In-the-ear? Find out about different types of hearing aid.

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                                     Behind-the-ear style                                                             In-the-ear styles shown with a coffee bean

Hearing aids - your questions answered
Here are some of the questions people ask us about hearing aids. If we haven't answered your questions here, either ask the Amplifon hearing aid audiologist at your local branch or phone or email us.

Digital hearing aids
The microchip has completely changed hearing aids from the devices you may remember your parents and grandparents using. See how the latest technology can work for you.