Hearing aids need to be well maintained in order to prolong their life. There are some tips for your reference:
1. Moisture proof.
This is one of the most important things to keep your hearing aids in working for a longer time. Hearing aids are made up of sophisticated electronic components, so moisture has a certain effect on electronic equipment. Therefore, when washing your face, Washing your hair, Do not wear your hearing aid when swimming or when it is raining, dry your hearing aid in case of sweating to prevent sweat from penetrating it, and do not place your hearing aid in a humid environment such as a bathroom.
When the hearing aid is not in use, place it in a drying box (please note that the desiccant in the box is not working) or in an electronic dryer, if possible, return it to the fitting centre for regular vacuum drying.
During winter, pay attention to whether there are any water droplets in the earmould tube, and if so, shake them out to avoid affecting the hearing aid’s effectiveness.
The components in a hearing aid are connected by very small wires, which can easily break after a shock, especially the receiver, Microphones, etc. To prevent the effects of unwanted drops, it is advisable to sit on a soft sofa or bed, face a mirror and use both hands to wear your hearing ais, Or ask a family member help you to wear it.
3. Dust-proof and cleaning.
Do not go to places where there is a lot of dust, as this can block the microphone and your hearing aid can malfunction.
Clean and descale your hearing aid every day. Use the soft brush that comes with your hearing aid to clean the microphone and receiver to reduce the build-up of dirt.
4. Corrosion protection.
Keep away from all corrosive substances. If the hearing aid is not used for a long period of time, remove the batteries so that they do not leak and damage the hearing aid.
It is best to stay away from places with a lot of oil to avoid hearing aid malfunctions. Also, oil is difficult to remove and it is not acceptable if organic solvents are used to clean the hearing aid.
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Post time: Sep-23-2022