in the ear (ite)

In-the-ear (ITE) hearing aids are a good option if you want an easy-to-handle device. The traditional ITE hearing aid come in different sizes, and are typically worn fully inside the ear or ear canal. These types of hearing aids can house many electronic features within one single case, providing room for more features including a telecoil, multiple directional microphones and more.

All the components are located inside a small shell. Volume can be adjusted and programs can be selected by remote control. Many models can be connected wirelessly to electronic devices such as mobile phones and TV sets.

Advantages

  • Discreet and barely visible from the outside
  • Suitable for people who wear glasses
  • More comfortable to wear during sports & activities

Disadvantages

  • Only suitable for those with mild or moderate hearing loss
  • Can create "plugged up" feeling
  • Susceptible to moisture
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