This post was last updated on August 30th, 2021 at 04:32 pm
Hearing aids are an electronic product for hearing-impaired people. Accurate fitting and correct use can solve the hearing impairment of hearing-impaired people to a greater extent. For hearing-impaired people who use hearing aids that are rechargeable for the first time, correct use of hearing aids and proper maintenance of hearing aids can improve the service life and effect of hearing aids. wearing hearing aids for the first time? watch-out for these suggestions.
Wearing Hearing Aids for the First time? Watch Out for These Tips
1. Keep the Hearing Aid Dry and Avoid Heat Sources.
Every time the hearing aid is taken off, it is placed in a special box with desiccant. If possible, an electronic desiccator can be used in conjunction with it.
2. Regularly Clean the Hearing Aid and Ear Canal.
Since the sound holes of hearing aids are easily blocked by earwax, in-ear hearing aids and behind-the-ear ear molds should be cleaned regularly with a clean cloth. Do not use water, otherwise, the hearing aids will be damaged.
3. Correct Use And Care of Ear Molds
When using the earmold, try to avoid the damage caused by pulling the plastic sound tube with excessive force. Use your hand to put pressure on the hard earmold sound tube adapter.
Also, In order to prevent the soundhole from being blocked by the cerumen/earwax, you can use a special small brush to remove the cerumen every day. If there is too much earwax on the surface of the earmold, you can also wipe it off with an alcohol swab.
4. Shockproof, Anti-Drop, Keep Away From Pets.
Hearing aids are electronic products, and shock and drop resistance are necessary prerequisites. In the process of wearing and taking off, be careful of hearing aid falling.
New hearing aids can sit on a sofa or a carpeted place to practice. In addition, prevent children from accidentally eating batteries, pets breaking hearing aids, etc.
Four-week Adaptation Period Training For Hearing Aids Users
Hearing aids are precision electronic medical products that integrate high-tech technologies such as electronics, mechanics, and acoustics.
Due to the particularity of their use environment, there will be more or less minor problems during use, such as the sound of hearing aids becoming smaller. Also, we may have silent, uncomfortable hearing aid housing and other issues. Here to share with you the causes and solutions of some common problems.
How to Deal With the Discomfort of The Earmold Shell
The earmold is not suitable. If the earmold connected to the BTE device is not suitable, howling or swelling may occur, which will affect the user. If there is severe howling or swelling pain, you need to re-take the ear impression to make a new earmold.
If there is only occasional screaming or slight swelling pain, you can thicken or polish the original ear mold.
Summary and Conclusion
The common parts of hearing aids are microphones, receivers, chips, and wires. Failure of these parts will directly cause the hearing aid to be silent, light, or distorted. It is usually recommended to send the hearing aid to the factory for inspection and repair to ensure the effectiveness and age of the hearing aid.