While hearing aids are built to deliver years of valuable service, occasionally, they require repair. No matter how meticulous you are with your hygiene – your ear canals inevitably build up earwax, moisture, and wind blown particles – all of which can affect the tiny electronic components in your hearing aid.
Taking your hearing aid in for regular maintenance can assist you in keeping them in excellent working condition. When your hearing aids do require repair, Hearing Resolutions Center in Orange, Tx is here to help.
We offer several troubleshooting techniques for you to try at home below.
Check the battery to ensure it is inserted properly.
If the battery is inserted properly, replace the battery.
Remove visible earwax from the earmold and replace wax guard.
Check your hearing aid tubing for wax or moisture buildup, clean the tubing with your blower tool.
Check your settings to see if you accidentally set them to telecoil mode.
EXPERIENCING FEEDBACK OR WHISTLING?
Remove the hearing aid and reinsert it.
Adjust the volume down.
Ensure nothing is covering or blocking your hearing aid.
IS THE SOUND DISTORTED OR WEAK?
Your battery may be weak or dead - try replacing it.
Clean your hearing aid battery compartment and clean the contact with a dry fabric.
Clean your hearing aid earmold and tubing with wax removal tools and replace your wax guard.
If you are still experiencing difficulties after troubleshooting, please call or come by our office for assistance. Our office has experience repairing most brands of hearing aids; we will need to assess your brand of hearing aid to determine the extent of damage. Call Hearing Resolutions Center in Orange, Tx for more information or to schedule an appointment (409) 238-3111.