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Hearing Aids

At Central Tennessee Ear, Nose and Throat, we understand that every patient’s amplification needs are different. We provide hearing instruments from multiple hearing aid manufacturers that produce the latest advancements in hearing aid technology. We include our patients in the decision making process to select the best product for your specific hearing loss, lifestyle and budget. With the many options available, and the large amount of advertising you see in the marketplace about hearing aids, it can be confusing as to what is appropriate for you or your loved one’s hearing health care needs. Our staff remains current with training and education to provide you the best information and advice to help you select what is right for you or a loved one.

Hearing aids are medical devices and must be fit, programmed, and maintained by trained and licensed professionals. Our staff will take time to answer all of your questions, and our focus on continued care and rehabilitation ensures that you or your loved receive the maximum benefit and improved hearing.

Please read below for additional information about hearing aids, hearing aid technology and the many benefits available. If you have further questions, please call our office at 931.647.1255 to schedule a consultation with one of our hearing care professionals.

Hearing Aid Styles

Which product style is best? The truth is, with today’s technology, almost any style hearing aid can be fit to most hearing losses. Our audiologists and hearing instrument specialists will help select appropriate styles based on factors as:
  • Degree and configuration of hearing loss
  • Dexterity
  • Lifestyle
  • Telephone use
  • Wireless needs
  • Patient preference
  • Size and shape of the ear and ear canal

Behind the Ear (BTE)

All components of a BTE product are housed behind the ear. They are connected by tubing to an earmold or tip in the ear canal.

Receiver in Canal (RIC)

RIC devices sit behind the ear. The receiver is placed in a plastic tip or earmold and inserted into the ear canal. A wire connects the components behind the ear to the receiver in the ear canal. Many are so small now that others will not know you are wearing them.

Custom Products

Custom devices are made for each patient to fit in the ear and ear canal. A silicone impression is made of the ear and sent to the manufacturer for production. Some of the latest advancements include devices that are so small, others will not know that you are wearing them.
Invisible in Canal (IIC)
IIC products are inserted to the second bend in the ear canal.
Completely in Canal (CIC)
CIC instruments are housed deeper in the canal.
In the Canal (ITC)
ITC products fill the ear canal.
In the Ear (ITE)
ITE devices fill the concha bowl.


Things to remember for your long-term success with hearing aids.
  • Make a commitment.
    Make a commitment of time and energy to make the most of your new hearing devices.
  • Be patient with yourself and others.
    Adjusting to hearing aids takes time.
  • It took many years for your hearing loss to develop.
    It will take time to adjust to listening with hearing aids.
  • Expect BENEFIT – not perfection.
    Hearing aids are not perfect and don’t restore normal hearing.
  • Don’t expect to hear perfectly all the time.
    Expect to hear better.
  • Be willing to wear the instruments consistently.
    The more you wear your hearing aids, the more quickly you’ll adjust to the new sound.
  • Hearing Aid Warranties

    At Central Tennessee Ear, Nose and Throat, all hearing aids we sell include warranty for repair, ranging from 1 year to 3 years, and warranty for Loss and Damage, ranging from 1 year to 3 years. Additional coverage is often available and may be added at the time of purchase for an additional fee. Our Hearing Instrument Specialist will review the details and options available to you before you purchase your hearing aids.

  • Financing Options

    Care Credit: With Low Monthly Payment Plans
    We offer CareCredit because we’re committed to your hearing health. CareCredit is a convenient, low minimum monthly payment program allowing you to purchase your affordable hearing aids today. With no up-front costs, no pre-payment penalties, and no annual fees, CareCredit lets you pay overtime and frees up cash and credit cards for the other things you need. It’s easy with immediate approval decisions.