A hearing aid is a small electronic device that you wear in or around your ear. It makes some sounds louder so that a person with hearing loss can listen, communicate and participate in conversations between other people that don’t necessarily know they are deaf.
Just like any other machine, you need to properly maintain your hearing aids so that they function well and give you value for your money. But you should not just jump into the hearing aid cleaning exercise without following the manufacturer’s manual because you could end up damaging the device. In this article, we explore what causes dirt to your hearing aids and how to clean them properly, thus maintaining them and maximising on their functions. You can also ask your hearing aids audiologist for a recommendation on suitable hearing aids cleaning kit.
You look to your hearing aid for better hearing and to help with everyday life. Therefore, you should always look to ensure its longevity. With some corrective maintenance and care, you’ll be able to extend the lifetime of your devices and cut back the possibility of them being defective. Continue reading Hearing Aid Maintenance