For those that wear hearing aids, summertime also requires some extra care maintenance and preparedness to ensure that their warm weather experiences are good ones. With that in mind, here are six tips hearing aid users should follow during the summer months to help avoid damage that can shorten the life of your hearing aids or inconveniences that could affect your travel plans.
Regardless of the amount of money you spend, at sometime you will face a whistling noise while wearing them. Occasionally, the sound is perfectly normal and not worthy of concern. Other times, it can be a sign that something is wrong. Let's take a moment to discuss this further.
When purchasing hearing aids there are two types of domes you are presented (really 3 with custom molds) with. Before we get into that lets first clarify what a "dome" is. A hearing aid dome is the small plastic bell-shaped piece at the end of the tube. This is the actual physical piece that is inserted in your ear. A proper fitting dome can make a huge difference in both comfort and quality while wearing your hearing aid.
There are ways to extend the battery life of your hearing aids, but it takes proper care! Enjoy these tips on how to properly install hearing aid batteries.
If you have not worn a hearing aid before, there will be a transition period where you think they may not be working. This feeling is very normal, as you have to train you brain to hear again. Here are seven tips for helping you, as a new hearing aid user, to get the best experience from your new device.
Among the most frequent complaints voiced by hearing aid users are that noise is amplified too much and that certain sounds become too loud to bear. Let's take a look at why this happens.
Answering the question of how long your hearing aid will last is tricky. There is no solid answer for any one person. However, on average, a hearing aid will last in the 3 to 5 year range (closer to 5 in most cases). There are a lot of determining factors that can affect your hearing aid life.
Oh no! Your hearing aids are making a whistling sound, and it's making it more difficult for you to hear. You may be experiencing hearing aid feedback. Let's take a moment to look at what it is and how to resolve it.
When you first purchase hearing aids, you may think that they will immediately help you to hear better. And while this will happen eventually, there is an adjustment period involved in acclimating to hearing aids. So you can be aware of what it's really like to start wearing hearing aids for the first time, we've made a list of some of the things you can expect.