It may sound vain, but historically many women living with a hearing impairment were reluctant to wear a hearing aid, particularly the large plastic variety that sat on the top of the ear. Not only were these aids unattractive and cumbersome, they also got caught in people’s hair and were very noticeable by others. Fortunately, the modern hearing aid is very different.
In fact, they are now so small, they can fit inside the ear canal and are more or less invisible.
Hearing aid specialists Hidden Hearing has carried out some research showing how hearing aids have changed from the eye-catching variety of the past to the more discreet versions of today. See below . .
You can view the infographic here: http://www.hiddenhearing.co.uk/throughtheages/