5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are an investment designed to help you hear better even in the most challenging listening environments. In order to keep your hearing aids functioning properly, and to ensure they will last you for many years to come, it's important to take care of them. Dirt, dust, and even earwax can cause your hearing aids to malfunction when they aren't regularly cleaned. Bringing your hearing aids in for regular check-ups and deep cleanings along with cleaning them every day is important for the longevity of your devices.

Below are a 5 tips for taking care of your hearing aids so you can ensure they provide you with better hearing for the years to come.

Tips for Hearing Aid Wearers

  • Handle your hearing aids with care
  • Turn your hearing aids off when you're not using them
  • Store your hearing aids in a dry, safe place
  • Remove any earwax from your hearing aids
  • Change the filters and wax guards regularly

Although hearing aids are designed to be durable, they should be handled with care and properly maintained. It is not uncommon for hearing aids to require professional service every 6 months. Hearing aids are incredibly small computers. In order to ensure the technology keeps performing it's best for you it's important to have your hearing aids serviced on a regular basis.

The Importance of Cleaning Your Hearing Aids

Earwax, dirt, and other debris can accumulate in your hearing aids. Every time you take your hearing aids out of your ears you should wipe them down with a dry cloth to remove any of these debris. In addition to regularly cleaning your hearing aids, you should feel comfortable replacing the filters and the wax guards to remove any earwax that has settled deep inside your hearing aids. If you don't feel comfortable changing the filters or wax guards, then be sure to come in for an appointment.

Bring Your Hearing Aids in For Regular Check-Ups

The most important tip for caring for your hearing aids is to bring them in for us to professionally clean them. Hearing aids are an investment, that's why you want to be sure to keep your investment safe. Taking care of your hearing aids can be easy with these tips, and will ensure they provide you with better hearing for the years to come.

If your hearing aids need to be professionally cleaned or serviced, call us today. We would be happy to take care of your hearing aids.

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