Like the best investments out there, hearing aids are a purchase that pay back quickly. Your dividends of enhanced communication, connection, and enjoyment of life’s daily soundtrack are invaluable. But to maintain their benefits, hearing aids need proper daily care. Below are some quick tips for caring for your hearing aids:
Hearing aids work hard. They get little rest between daily use and have to perform well 365 days a year. It may come as no surprise that this performance requires a fair amount of batteries.
Battery life can vary between different hearing aid models. The exact schedule for changing batteries depends on factors including the size of the battery, the amount of time the hearing aids are worn, and the power requirements of the hearing aid. Depending on your instrument, battery life can last anywhere from 5 to 21 days. Here are some tips for maximizing your battery life:
Never put batteries in your mouth. If a battery is swallowed, call the battery ingestion hotline printed on the back of each pack of batteries immediately.