Millions of individuals rely on custom-fit hearing aids to assist in staying audibly connected to the world around them, and it’s understandable to feel helpless or frustrated when a device malfunctions. Wear and tear from friction and time can take their toll on hearing aids, but before you purchase a new hearing aid consider repairs that can solve your problem and also save you money. Repair costs can vary depending on the extent of damage, the cost of replacement parts for your hearing aid, and whether or not your device is under warranty. With thorough diagnostic testing, a hearing healthcare professional may be able to get your hearing aid working in no time.
Common Hearing Aid Repairs
The most common hearing aid repairs include:
- Battery door repair
- Battery compartment repair due to corrosion
- Earbud replacement
- Extensive deep cleaning
At Home Hearing Aid Repairs
Here are a few common hearing aid fixes you can try right now:
- Removing your hearing aid for a short period and reinserting
- Double check the volume
- Cleaning your hearing aid with delicate cleaning solution
- Replacing the battery as specified by the manufacturer
- Open and close the battery compartment to ensure it is correctly in place.
If you are having trouble with your hearing aids, we’d be more than happy to help you get your device back in working order. Contact one of our six convenient locations in Clifton, Paramus, Pompton Lakes, Pompton Plains, Morristown and Mahwah to schedule an appointment and find out what options are available to you.