5 tips for taking care of your hearing aids

The Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal

Dr. Kevin Bolder

AuD, Audiology Associates

Hearing aids are designed to help you hear better even in the most challenging listening environments. In order to keep your hearing aids functioning properly it’s important to take care of them. Bringing your hearing aids in for regular check-ups and deep cleanings is important for the longevity of your devices. 

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. 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. 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 

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.

The best thing you can do to make sure you are maintaining your overall health and well-being is receive regular hearing screenings in addition to your other doctor visits. To schedule a hearing aid consultation today, please call Audiology Associates at (661) 284-1900. Kevin Bolder, Au.D, Patrice Rifkind, Au.D. and John Davis, Au.D. are three of the best in Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valley. Visit our website at AudiologyAssociates.net or stop by our office located at 23838 Valencia Blvd, Suite 100, Valencia. We are hearing health care excellence!

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