How to

Insert an in-the-ear
hearing aid

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    1. Hold the hearing aid with the coloured dot face up. Place the tip of the hearing aid in your ear canal.

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    2. Gently pull your ear outwards and push the hearing hearing aid into the ear canal, twisting slightly if necessary. Follow the natural contour of the ear canal.

Inserting ITE (in-the-ear), ITC (in-the-canal) and
CIC (completely-in-the-canal) hearing aids

Watch how to insert ITE, ITC and CIC hearing aids into the ear and how to turn them on by closing the battery door:

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Inserting an IIC (invisible-in-the-canal) hearing aid

Since IIC hearing aids are much smaller and placed deeper in the ear canal, they require a slightly different technique to insert.
Watch how to do it:

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Identify the left/right hearing aid

It is important to distinguish between the left and the right hearing aid as they might be shaped and programmed differently.

A BLUE shell, text or dot identifies the LEFT instrument.

A RED shell, text or dot identifies the RIGHT instrument.

How to

remove in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aids

Watch how to remove ITE (in-the-ear), ITC (in-the-canal) and CIC (completely-in-the-canal) hearing aids from the ear and how to turn them off by opening the battery door:

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Removing IIC hearing aids

Since IIC hearing aids are much smaller and placed deeper in the ear canal, they require a slightly different technique to remove.
Watch how:

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