How can you prevent or keep the hearing aids and ears from having a very awful smell?
I am working with a 17 year old who plays hockey and would like to wear his hearing aids on the ice. Can you advise on how best to manage moisture and potential for damage?
My hearing aid has been sent back to the manufacturer for repair three times in the last year and a half. Each time it comes back, the manufacturer reports that the problem was earwax. Is this possible? If so, what can I do to prevent this problem from
I wear In-the-Ear hearing aids. How should I keep them clean? I know I am not supposed to get them wet, but can I use hand wipes?
I have been searching the Internet to no avail. Please give me directions on how to "reactivate" metal can desiccants.
I have used baby wipes to clean my ear molds as advised but unfortunately I cannot get remove the stain from the ear wax. Can you please advise me if there is a cleaning solution which can be used to remove these brown stains, and where I can purchase it?
Do you think that if the battery quits on one hearing aid, you should change the other at the same time so that the voltage will be the same on both ears?
From time to time, my batteries only last about 4 hours and I have to change them. These are fresh Rayovac batteries. Any suggestions?
Licensed hearing aid dispensers are trained to assess hearing and fit and service hearing aids.
I have a patient with BTEs. Within 2-weeks of use, his earmold tubes turn smokey-gray color. I've used Westone 13 Thick clear and Disappear tubing. Do you have any suggestions on how to keep the tubing from getting discolored so quickly? He does not pers
Do you get improved battery life if you keep the battery door open at night with the hearing aid off? Are there any general guidelines for this on the different battery sizes?
Can a faulty microwave deprogram my aids? Both of my hearing aids seemed to have lost their programming at the same time. I had them both reprogrammed a couple weeks ago. Then, a few days ago, BOTH went nearly dead. I have been near a microwave, which
My hearing aid keeps getting wax in it. How do I clean my ears to keep this from happening?
Hearing aids are simple to care for. Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable....
There are several options available to hearing aid users whose manufacturer warranty is about to expire.
Hearing aid repairs are best completed by the hearing aid manufacturer. Take your hearing aid to your local hearing center to have it sent in for repair.
Just like extreme summer heat that poses the risk of sweating, which can lead to hearing aid damage, cold wintry weather can also cause hearing aid damage if proper precautions aren't taken.
Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving, which means the lifespan of your hearing aid can vary.
Make plans now to protect your hearing aids against cold temperatures and increased exposure to moisture.
Wear your hearing aids as prescribed, keep them in a safe place when you take them out – and know what to do if the unexpected happens.