HEARING AID MAINTENANCE

Hearing Aid Maintenance

Cleaning an in-the-ear hearing aid

  • Wipe off the entire hearing aid using a soft cloth
  • Using the brush that was provided with your hearing aid, brush off the microphones and the receiver
  • The wax guard should also be changed once per month
  • Each manufacturer has different wax guards
  • If your wax guard has an orange stick, screw the stick into the existing wax guard until it is flush with the end of the hearing aid
  • Pull the old wax guard out of the hearing aid
  • If your wax guard has a black stick, push the black end of the stick into the old filter and pull it out
  • To insert the new wax guard, simply push the new wax guard into the end of the hearing aid and remove the stick 

Cleaning a receiver in the canal hearing aid

  • Wipe off the entire hearing aid with a soft cloth
  • Using the brush that was provided with your hearing aid, brush off the microphones
  • Once a month the wax guard should also be changed
  • Each manufacturer has different wax guards 
  • Remove the soft rubber dome from the end of the receiver
  • If your wax guard has an orange stick, screw the stick into the existing wax guard until it is flush with the end of the receiver
  • Pull the old wax guard out of the receiver
  • If your wax guard has a black stick, push the black end of the stick into the old filter and pull it out
  • To insert the new wax guard, simply push the new wax guard into the end of the receiver and remove the stick
  • Place the dome back on the receiver by pushing the sleeve onto the receiver
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