The In the Ear (ITE) style of hearing amplifier is much less popular than the behind the ear models, so there is much less variety to choose from on the market. You can get a number of low end low quality ITE products but they are often marketed to hunters who need amplification when out in nature and not really intended for users with hearing loss. An ITE style is designed to fit into the ear snuggly. They are visible within the ear, so if discretion is a priority then this style might not be right for you. Generally ITE models are easy to handle and have easy-to-access controls.
Here are our top picks:
All of the same technology that you find on the wildly popular Empower Model, but with a new smaller and more discreet design. It is designed so that nothing is behind your ear or in your ear canal, but it still has the same great sound quality amplification that you would expect from Empower. It is an especially great design for individuals who wear glasses, or for those who don’t like the feeling of their ear canal being blocked that can occur with other types of hearing aid styles. Read the Full Review
The Bean Quiet Sound Amplifier
The Bean is a high end in-ear personal hearing amplifier that is great for helping users who need a sound boost in various situations like watching TV or having conversations. It comes in two models, one model is t-coil equipped so you can use loop systems and turn off the microphone where you are speaking on the telephone for better sound. Read the Full Review