Extended wear means it can be worn 24/7. It is inserted deep into the ear canal for 100% invisibility, making use of the ears natural acoustic properties to further enhance the sound and reduce the need for additional features.
Currently only one model is available, the Phonak Lyric.
- 100% invisible
- Wear and forget
- Worn 24/7 (even whilst sleeping)
- Can be worn in shower and swimming (surface only)
- Can be worn with headphones and with helmets
- Excellent sound quality
- Good localisation (direction)
- No ‘occlusion effect’
- Needs to be replaced professionally every 2-3 months
- Not suitable for more reduced levels of hearing
- Limited features and fine-tuning
- Smaller ear canals may not be suitable