In-the-canal (ITC) hearing aids are larger than mini-canal (MC) hearing aids. They are designed and sculptured to fit in the lower third of your external ear (cavum concha). Extraction cords can be fitted to ITC hearing aids to help insert and remove them from the ear. .
In the Canal (ITC) hearing aids are one of the most popular form factor within custom hearing aids. Its size are smaller than ITE but bigger than CIC and IIC. However, Feature like dual microphone (which helps in directionality) are available in ITC hearing aids which are not possible in CIC and IIC. Rechargeable option is available with only Starkey Hearing Technology, an US based pioneer in hearing aid company. Modern digital ITC are compatible with smartphone directly or through an accessory. ITC are preferred for people who want physical volume control in their hearing aids.