Your hearing aid batteries play a very important role in the proper functioning of your hearing aids. Today, we will be covering some answers to frequently asked questions about hearing aid batteries and go over some tips for the care of your hearing aid batteries. Learning how to care for your batteries can extend the life of your hearing aids and ensure that you are getting the best hearing experience with them.
Top 5 Things to Know About Your Hearing Aid Batteries
The more you know and understand about your hearing aid batteries, the more you can get out of your hearing aids. Taking care of your batteries are one way to preserve the life of your hearing aids and get the most out of them. Here are 5 things you should know about your hearing aid batteries:
- You should change your batteries if you start to hear any distortion or the beep to alert you of a low battery.
- You can preserve your batteries by turning them off when you are not using your hearing aids.
- Remove the seal or tab from the battery before using it.
- Let a new battery sit out for about 3 to 5 minutes after removing the seal and tab to allow for an activation period when air can get inside the battery for it to start working optimally.
- Carry an extra battery with you because hearing aid batteries can die suddenly without warning.
Hearing Aid Battery Don’ts
- Do Not: Purchase open battery packages.
- Do Not: Allow your batteries to be exposed to extreme temperatures.
- Do Not: Keep your batteries near coins, keys, or any metal objects.
- Do Not: Leave dead batteries in your hearing aid. Remove them immediately.
Consult with the Hearing Experts at Kenwood Hearing Center
Your hearing aids are a big investment and vital to your hearing. Taking care of the batteries to your hearing aid can prolong the life and ensure that you are getting the most out of them. If you would like to speak with an experienced hearing care professional and discuss the care of your hearing aid and batteries, contact us today and schedule an appointment.