If you're looking for a hearing device that's small and discreet but still packs the power you want, in-the-ear hearing aids are a compromise you won't regret.
Slightly bigger than in-the-canal styles, the larger shell of ITE hearing aids makes room for a bigger battery and powerful features. With all essential elements directly inside the outer ear, you don't have to worry about a bulky, external device getting in your way. Think clear sounds and optimal fit.
Keep in mind, however, that there can be downsides to this type of style. Since the microphone and receiver are in close quarters, if the device isn't properly fitted or gets knocked out of place, it can lead to feedback, an unpleasant, high-pitched noise.
In addition, since the device fits directly into the ear, there is a higher chance of earwax build-up. This makes maintenance and cleaning
essential if you choose to go with an in-the-ear design.