Mail Order Repair Of Hearing Aid
Hearing aids are complicated pieces of technology. Although they have a lifespan of four to six years, it is quite possible that they will need repairs at some point. It is very frustrating when you try to turn the hearing aid on in the morning and discover that there is no sound. The reason could be the battery door that came unbalanced or more serious issue. Such nuisances do happen, even when the hearing aids are properly maintained. If your hearing aids do need repairs, bring or mail them to our facility at NextGen Hearing Aids. We have all the necessary equipment to diagnose, adjust and repair your hearing aids even while you wait.
Hearing Aid Repair and Maintenance
Hearing aids are an important investment, so it’s crucial to be aware of proper maintenance and cleaning methods to keep them in optimal shape.
No matter the model and style of your hearing aids, they come with a set of instructions on how to clean and care for your device. It is a good idea to develop a daily cleaning routine to keep the device operating without any interruptions. This routine includes wiping them off with a dry cloth when you take them out, inspecting their parts for excessive amount of earwax and visually finding any scratches or damage that may be the reason for their malfunctioning.
If you notice that your hearing aids don’t work as they used to, contact NXGen office and have our specialists examine your device. It would be wise to professionally clean your hearing aids every six months. In this case not only they will be clean, but also any issues with your hearing aids will be discovered at early stages.
4 Reasons - Hearing Aids Fail
- Failing to clean hearing aids or incorrect cleaning.
Earwax can cause your hearing aids to malfunction or stop their operation. It is important to clean your hearing aids daily and clean them correctly. Never use alcohol or even water for cleaning, wipe them with a soft, dry cloth.
- Dropping Hearing Aids
Dropping hearing aids on a hard surface from any height can harm them. Always make sure you handle them over soft surfaces and sit down while inserting them or taking them out. It is crucial at a stage when you’re still getting used to wearing them.
- Wrong Storage
Never store your hearing aids in moist places like the bathroom or hot places like the car. Always store them in a cool, dry place (this will also protect them from getting stepped on or knocked over accidentally). Do not forget to leave the battery door open, this will let the compartment to dry out and prolong the life of your hearing aid batteries.
- Wearing Hearing Aids During Certain Activities
You should feel comfortable wearing your hearing aids during nearly every daily activity. Some everyday activities can be harmful to your hearing aids. Among them are using the sauna or taking a shower, swimming, blow-drying your hair and using hairsprays. These environments will expose your hearing aids to moisture, extra heat and substances. Consequently, the microphone and receiver will become clogged. It would be best to remove your hearing aids before you get involved in any of the mentioned activities.
Hearing aids are meant to take you through the wear and tear of everyday life. If you avoid the four mentioned causes of hearing aid damage, you’ll prevent costly hearing aid repairs in the future.
Hearing aid batteries typically last between 3-7 days, depending on factors like:
- The type and size of your hearing aid device
- The type and size of its battery
- The number of hours a day when your device is being used
- The technology level of the device
- Your environment
- Your maintenance of the battery
For fast and professional hearing aid repair, contact the audiology experts at NextGen Hearing Aids.
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For fast and professional hearing aid repair, contact the audiology experts at Next Generation Hearing Care.
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