Receiver-in-Ear (RIE) hearing aids


RIE hearing aids are due to their effectiveness and the ease of wearing have made them one of the most popular types of hearing aids. Receiver-in-Ear (RIE) hearing aids are also sometimes called Receiver-in-Canal hearing aids (RIC).

RIE or BTE hearing aids?

The difference between Behind-the-Ear (BTE) and RIE hearing aids is that on RIC/RIE the receiver sits directly in your ear, while BTE hearing aids have the receiver built into the part that sits behind the ear.
See how BTE hearing aids look
RIE hearing aid on ear.

Why choose a RIE hearing aid?

  • Less susceptible to feedback sounds from your hearing aids
  • Good at amplifying high-pitched sounds and allow you to hear your grandkids, birds singing, hear more at social events in noisy places
  • Small, discreet
  • Light and easy to wear
  • Available in many different colours
Choosing a hearing aid
Man wearing ReSound LiNX² RIE hearing aids.

Style available in the following products:

ReSound hearing care professional interacting with a patient during an appointment.