C. Scott Mills, AuD I am familiar with Eargo and the idea behind it is to allow some ventilation around and through those little tendrils that cover the end of the hearing aid. It's a good theory and certainly may create less surface contact on the skin in the ear canal. As others have noted, your underlying problem may be a skin issue that needs to be treated. The... Read more
Sheri Gostomelsky, AuD The answer lies in how deep the device can be built to fit in your ear. Most of the ear canal has cartilage under the skin, however the last third of the ear canal is bone. If the device reaches the bony portion of your ear, the echo or occlusion can be eliminated.