A hearing aid is a programmable and custom fit high-tech wonder that provides amplification for those with a hearing loss. The power of these devices is a battery. For your hearing aid to properly function, batteries in good working order are a must. Unfortunately, hearing aid batteries tend to be expensive. There are, however, steps you can take to maximize the life of your hearing aid batteries.
The batteries that power your hearing aids are available in sizes 10, 13, 312, and 675. The life of these batteries can vary from user to user, but the determining factor usually comes down to the hearing aid type, battery type, environment, and the hours of usage. Have a look at these tips for extending the life of your hearing aid batteries.
Remember to wash your hands before changing your hearing aid batteries to prevent dirt build-up. Speaking of dust, keep your hearing aid free of clogged wax and debris at all times. When properly taken care of, a hearing aid battery can last between 3 and 22 days. So listen for distorted sounds or decreased volumes which are indicators of a drained battery.
At night, we often find ourselves plugging in and charging up or phones, pads, and other electronic devices. Hearing aid batteries can now be added to the list. Rechargeable batteries have advantages over standard hearing aid batteries:
If rechargeable batteries interest you, contact your hearing aid specialist.
A battery is an essential component of your hearing aid. It is important to familiarize yourself with your hearing aid batteries while taking measures to extend their life. An alternative, rechargeable batteries, have many advantages over standard batteries. For more information and tips contact your hearing aid specialist today.