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Protecting Your Device

On July 2, 2016, Posted by , In Caring for Your Hearing Aid, With Comments Off on Protecting Your Device

The hearing aid is an advanced electronic device and should be treated as such. You should avoid getting the aid wet. This also includes moist environments like a steam bath or wet weather. Moisture can damage your hearing aid. If it should get wet, let it dry naturally with the…

Keep the Wax Out

On June 25, 2016, Posted by , In Caring for Your Hearing Aid, With Comments Off on Keep the Wax Out

There is no way to prevent earwax from getting onto your hearing aid. The ear produces earwax. Some people produce more earwax than others and may need to clean their hearing aids more frequently. If you are one of those people with significant earwax buildup, it is important to have…

How to Clean Your Aid

On June 17, 2016, Posted by , In Caring for Your Hearing Aid, With Comments Off on How to Clean Your Aid

The hearing aid should never be exposed to cleaning fluids or fluids of any kind. Moisture can ruin a hearing aid. Use a soft dry cloth to wipe away wax from the unit. For stubborn wax, use a soft bristle toothbrush. The earmold can be cleaned with warm water to…

Checking Your Hearing Aid Batteries

On June 9, 2016, Posted by , In Caring for Your Hearing Aid, With Comments Off on Checking Your Hearing Aid Batteries

The hearing aid battery is a marvel of miniaturization. Care of your battery is simple. Do not get it wet. If it should get wet, you should dry the battery thoroughly before putting it into the hearing aid. The best way to dry the battery is to wipe it down…

Establishing a Night Time Routine

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Caring for Your Hearing Aid, With Comments Off on Establishing a Night Time Routine

When you receive your hearing aid you will be given a cleaning tool kit which includes a brush, wire pick, (or combination tool) and in some cases a vent cleaning stick.   When used daily these tools will help keep your hearing aid clean and clear of debris and working more…