In the Ear hearing Aids (ITE)
Suitable for mild to severe hearing loss. This style fills the outer ear and is often chosen when more power is required for a person’s hearing loss. It can also be a good selection when finger dexterity makes it too difficult to manipulate or insert other styles.
Advantages of using ITE (In The Ear) Hearing Aids:
- Easy to use and handle.
- Easy-to-access controls.
- Very high standard of comfort.
- It has one piece construction.
A potential drawback is that it is not practical for children because children’s ear canals grows continuously.
How to Start Using ITE Hearing Aids
It’s important to consult a physician before wearing or using any medical device. Doctors ensure that the devices are safe for you and are compatible with your needs. Other considerations are discussed below.
Learn the Basics of ITE Hearing Aids
Consult your doctor
Make sure ask your doctor if you are experiencing trouble in hearing. Do not just do a self-assessment because these are inappropriate.
Follow doctor’s recommendation
Undergo tests and let your physician read the results. Make sure you follow the doctor’s advice.
Hearing aid use
Once you that you should learn the best hearing aid use, make sure you follow the instructions for use. If you have any doubts, ask you physician on how to use it appropriately.
How to Clean ITE Hearing Aids
Purchase or use the accompanying cleaning tools
First, wipe the in the ear hearing aid with the appropriate wipes. Do this before using your hearing aid. Wipe your device as needed within the day.
Second, if you get online hearing aid style that’s in the ear, you can clean it using a cleansing stick. To do this, push the end of the stick and let the sponge-like material absorb it. Once it’s wet, wipe your hearing aid with the sponge-like material.
Third, dry your hearing aid. Do not use a hair dryer to do this. Dry it with air. Once dry, brush off the dust on your device. It’s then ready to use.
For more information on ITE Hearing Aids visit one of our offices in Toronto, Abbotsford, Niagara, Calgary.