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Tips for Taking Care of Hearing Aids

Tips for Taking Care of Hearing Aids

The following suggestions will help you care for hearing aids:

  1. Keep hearing aids away from heat and moisture.
  2. Replace dead batteries immediately.
  3. Clean hearing aids as instructed.
  4. Do not use hairspray or other hair care products while wearing hearing aids.
  5. Turn off hearing aids when they are not in use.
  6. Keep replacement batteries and small aids away from children and pets.
  7. Be careful not to drop the hearing aid.  

 

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Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on May 27, 2013

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