To make sure you’re getting the most out of your hearing aids, it’s important to keep them regularly maintained. Check out these five tips for cleaning your hearing aids and ensure the various parts stay in good working order:

  •  Cleaning your hearing aids regularly helps to avoid a grimy build-up. Each night, get into the habit of removing soft wax using a tissue or soft, dry cloth. You can also use an alcohol wipe to sterilise them which can be done when needed. Ensure you’re holding your hearing aid over a soft surface to minimise damage if you accidentally drop it!
  • If you’ve noticed a dull sound quality to your hearing aids develop, it might be a sign of an issue with the wax filters. Check the filters aren’t blocked to ensure you’re not getting reduced sound, and clean or replace the wax filters as required.
  • Use your cleaning brush which comes with your hearing aids to give the microphone ports a clean, which helps to remove any build-up of dust or dry skin.
  • Keep your hearing aids dry! Read about what to do if you do get them wet.
  • See your audiologist regularly for reviews – at Hear and Say, we recommend every six months.    

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