The earpiece portion of a behind-the-ear (BTE) or receiver-in-canal (RIC, RITE) hearing aid that sits in the ear canal.
They are custom made to the shape of the wearer’s ear by use of an earmold impression taken by the hearing healthcare professional.
Earmolds can be made into several colors, but are usually clear for adults. They are made out of a wide range of materials, from soft silicone to hard acrylic. They are responsible for sound conduction from the hearing aid to the ear canal.