On a scale of 1 to 10, hearing care professionals rated EASYWEAR 9.1 in terms of appearance. They rated other RIC solutions at 6.3 in terms of appearance.
On a scale of 1 to 10, hearing aid users rated EASYWEAR 8.7 in terms of lateral migration. They rated other RIC solutions at only 6.0 in terms of lateral migration.
According to the study, 30 percent of hearing aid users experience a problem with lateral migration, cosmetic gaps or both.
When both hearing care professionals and hearing aid users tested EASYWEAR against existing Widex solutions and other current industry-leading solutions, the results revealed a clear preference for EASYWEAR in terms of physical fit, stability, lateral migration, itching and appearance.
The bars below represent standard error. All differences between the Easywear versus either the standard Widex RIC or the non-Widex RIC, with the exception of Appearance are statistically significant (p<0.05).
"There is a clear statistically significant preference for the new Widex EASYWEAR solution over other non-Widex solutions or previous standard Widex solutions."
"EASYWEAR restores synergy to the shape and connection properties of the earwire to that of the ear canal. This has been shown to greatly minimise the occurrences of lateral migration and cosmetic gaps."