Hearing aid awards range from Rs 600 to Rs 3 lakh. The award of hearing aids depends on such factors.
- The technology used in hearing aids. The chip that is used in it. Every year technology gets improvised and every year new set of aids come into market.
- The size. Practically speaking smaller the size costlier the aid. There are custom model available at the same prize as behind the ear type hearing aids
- The manufacturing company. Siemens is the number one company in India, But oticon and resound do a better job.
- Automatic versus manual. So the automatic ones are costlier.
Know the cost of hearing aids in India?
Hearing aid in India has different price range and is classified into 3 sub-parts:
1- Basic Hearing Device – This type of hearing aid starts from 28000 to 37000 Indian Rupees, it is suitable for those homosexuals who spend most of their time at home as it provides only basic relief.
2- Mid Range Hearing Aid – Mid Range Hearing Aid starts from 53000 and goes up to 1,30,000 INR. The key feature of Mid-Range Hearing Aid is that it automatically eliminates annoying background noise and identifies when to increase and decrease speech sound.
3- Premium Range Hearing Aid – This range starts from 1,54,000 and runs up to INR 2,74,000. The premium range of hearing aid devices is quite advanced in technology. It gives you crystal clear sound even the group has a lot of conversation that focuses on the talker.
You can also compare the price range of different hearing aid devices according to your brands.
What are some cheap and best hearing aids available in India?
Many brands available in hearing aids. The cost varies by brand. Some brands are really good. The problem is an inherent hearing aid, some have good durability, while some have good technique. It is very difficult to choose one and say the best.
Whenever you seek a hearing aid, you need to consider are as follows :-
- The appearance of aid (model)
- The performance
- The cost of it
As per the recent studies through UBS survey it says oticon are ranking first, in patient satisfaction followed by phonak , uni-tron and widex
1. Invisible-in-canal (IIC) and fully-in-canal (CIC) hearing aids
These are the smallest hearing aids available, made as invisible as possible. They fit very deeply in the ear canal and are useful for people with mild or moderate hearing loss.
Each ear canal is different, but in general, they will not be obvious to other people, making them an ideal solution for those who are self-conscious about their appearance.
2. Canal in Hearing Device (ITC)
This style sits in the lower ear, the “bowl” of the ear, and tucks into the ear canal. They are comfortable and easy to use, but they will be more visible than the types discussed above. However, he has few professionals. They are described as more comfortable and easier to use. They have long battery life and are easy to replace the battery. They can be used for any degree of hearing loss, from mild to severe.
3. Low profile hearing aids
These are designed to tuck into the conch. They can cover the small half, or all. They are easier to handle than younger models, making them ideal for older people with arthritis. Because they are so large, they can have more than one microphone, so users can listen in multiple directions, and they can also have volume controls and programming buttons so you can adjust your hearing to cope with background noise, TV To set the help. And other hearing challenges.
4. BTE Type
BTE types have become more popular because they have shrunk in size to thin tubes that go behind the ear and small tips that go into the ear canal. They are larger than any ITE model and are therefore easier to handle, have longer battery life, and offer custom features to help with the various hearing challenges described above. They work well with any degree of hearing loss. They are also cheaper than the ITE model.
5. Mini bte
They are the smallest, in which the tubes fit tightly behind the ear. Different ear tips can cope with the degree and type of hearing loss.
6. Receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) or receiver-in-canal (RIC) hearing aids
In these models the speaker is built into the tip of the ear, not the body of the hearing aid, moving the speaker closer to the eardrum for better reception.
7. BTE hearing aid with ear folds
These are larger and more pronounced, but also provide room for more features. What is the best hearing aid for you? The answer is the one you will wear and be able to replace the battery.