So, you are suffering from hearing loss, and it is quite sure the professional has recommended hearing aids to deal with the situation. But do you ever wondered hearing aids are not once worn you keep them aside just like your Smartphone’s? Instead, it is something that you need to take care of every time like your shadow and taking necessary steps for great caring to ensure optimal hearing aid performance.
Did you ever know that moisture and debris can cause your hearing aids to malfunction? And if goes like that, then you are risking your life.
Below are the few easy steps that you can opt for keeping and caring your hearing aids at home or anywhere else in good shape.
Look, caring is important and is necessary to keep your hearing aids aside in a safe location where no one enters especially if children are concerned. Adults know what medical equipment it is, but the child doesn’t. It’s better to take responsibility while handling as it still playing a vital role with your body.
It’s good to turn off your hearing aids equipment when not in use as it will increase the life expectancy of these medical aid devices. After turning off, place them into the safest corner without having contact with the moisture and debris.
If you are using hearing aids for prolonged use, it is necessary to clean it frequently with a cotton cloth for hearing crisper sounds for future purpose. The reason why we are concerned because our ear canal produces waxy oil called cerumen, also known as earwax.
This wax protects the ear from dust, foreign particles and when one wears hearing aids, these waxes come in contact with it.
It is also advised to change filters too for prolonged comfort and exceptional sound quality.
Last but not least, don’t always rely on hearing aids instead take some serious help from the professional audiologist Dr Deepak Kumar at The Audiology Clinic and take their guidance so that your ears can live a longest and healthiest life forever along with the recommended prescription.
The Audiology Clinic is a private independent diagnostic audiology practice. The specialists at the audiology clinic provide prevention, assessment and management of people with hearing, tinnitus and balance (vertigo/dizziness) disorders. All patients attending the audiology clinic are seen by Doctor of Audiology Dr Deepak Kumar.