One query Audiologists always get asked about hearing aids is: How long do they preceding? The answer is: it depends.
The main factor in how long a hearing aid lasts is how well they are maintained. That hearing aid protection starts at home with some simple steps to fresh hearing aids.
You should clean hearing aids every day if you want them to end for the long run.
How to Clean a Hearing Aid:
Remove any polish from the outside of the hearing aids
Start by inspecting the tip that goes into your ear. Brush or clean away any wax that you can visually see. Don’t apply chemicals or water on your hearing aids. If you have a durable shell, clean the hearing aid with a dry cloth
Check the microphone part for anything that might be plugging it:
If you don’t know where your microphones are, ask your hearing expert at your next appointment. On a behind-the-ear hearing aid, the microphones are placed on the part that sits on top of your ear.
Hearing aids are used to effectively care for unreliable degrees of hearing loss, from kind to rigorous. Most people with hearing loss are candidates for and can help from hearing aids, which work by amplifying sound frequencies precious by hearing loss.