Your hearing aids don’t need much in order to function effectively, but a little bit of daily care will help to go a long way toward their longevity. Remember the following simple tips for the cleaning, storage and care of your devices and enjoy their effectiveness for years to come:
Imagine how much power it takes to process all of the sounds around you 24/7 and you’ll begin to understand how crucial battery power is to your hearing aids. Depending on your specific model, you may find that you use a fair amount of batteries each month, but every situation will be different. Some styles offer rechargeable options, giving you the convenience of never having to worry about changing your device’s batteries again. Yet in most cases, you can expect to change your hearing aid batteries every 5 to 21 days depending on the style, battery size and how frequently you use your devices. To help extend your battery life, try the following options:
Never place batteries in your mouth. If a battery is swallowed, call the battery ingestion hotline printed on the back of each pack of batteries immediately.