A non-custom hearing aid that fits over the top of the outer ear.
Receiver In Canal (RIC)
Small, discreet, and quick to fit. Perfect for first-time hearing aid wearers.
Typically smaller and more discreet than a BTE.
Can fit “open”, which allows for the more natural sound quality of the wearer’s voice.
The bigger size provides more durability and allows for more features — rechargeable available in select styles.
Quick to fit (can take home the same day).
Less discreet than custom styles.
Speaker is more susceptible to earwax and moisture clogging.