In the Ear (ITE) Hearing Aids

ITE aids are worn in the ear canal and are usually custom-fit, based on an impression that is taken by your hearing care professional at the time of your hearing aid consultation. These styles are typically available in different skin tones to blend with the outer ear. Some types of ITE hearing aids fit very deeply within the ear canal, while others are closer to the outer ear.

Also sometimes referred to as Full Shell hearing aids or Custom hearing aids, In the Ear (ITE) hearing aids, are designed to fit snugly into the entire concha or bowl or your ear, with the entire workings of the hearing aid fitting inside its single casing.
They are custom made to a mold of your ear and so are normally very comfortable to wear, and their larger size allows for the incorporation of more helpful technological features.

NOBLE hearing center can help you to choose the best hearing aid.

The Differences

Also sometimes referred to as Full Shell hearing aids or Custom hearing aids, In the Ear (ITE) hearing aids, are designed to fit snugly into the entire concha or bowl or your ear, with the entire workings of the hearing aid fitting inside its single casing. They are custom made to a mold of your ear and so are normally very comfortable to wear, and their larger size allows for the incorporation of more helpful technological features.

There has been a slight decline in the popularity of In the Ear (ITE) hearing aids over recent years, however, we think that they can still be a great choice for people who need higher levels of processing and amplification power, or who have dexterity issues or visual impairments. This is because they are easy to fit and many of their functions and controls can be situated on the aid itself.
In the Ear (ITE) / Full Shell hearing aids have numerous different advantages and disadvantages. Our information below details some of the most common of these, however for more details please contact our expert team today and we’ll happily talk you through all of your options and book your free hearing test too.

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