Signs your Hearing Aid Needs Repair

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Millions of people depend on their hearing aids as they go through their daily lives. Hearing aids, like any other electronic device, however, can sometimes need adjustments, repairs, or replacement. Knowing a little bit about troubleshooting problems is important, but if your hearing aids are showing any of the following symptoms, they may need to be repaired or replaced.

Fluctuating Volume
Hearing aids are designed to allow the wearer to easily adjust the volume. If you are having trouble making these adjustments, that could be a sign that your hearing aids needs to checked by your audiologist.

Physical Damage
If you notice any cracks in the shells, worn out tubing, or a broken case of the hearing aid body, getting it repaired right away could save you a more costly repair down the road.

Whistling Sound
A continuous whistling sound could be an indication that there’s a fault with your hearing aid, or it could just be caused by a wax buildup in your ears. Try cleaning your ears, then try the hearing aid again. If the whistling continues, have it checked for repair.

Recurring Issues
A disappearing sound or a sporadic problem could be something as simple as a bad battery. If you replace it and you still have problems, it probably needs repair.
Hearing Only Gets Worse
If you have a hearing aid that stops performing satisfactorily, it may need adjustment. Your audiologist may be able to reprogram the device to ensure that every frequency is perfectly captured.

It Won’t Turn On
If your hearing aid won’t turn on, it may just need a new battery. If that doesn’t fix the problem, you may be tempted to just buy a new one, but that’s not necessarily the best thing to do. Let your audiologist look at it to see if it just needs repairs.

It Got Wet
Some hearing aids are more water resistant than others. If yours got wet and stopped working, take it in for repair right away. If you wait, you may end up having to pay more for the repair or having to replace it altogether.

Where to Go

At Elite Hearing Centers of America, we focus on what matters most to our patients, we want you to be completely satisfied with your hearing aids. That’s why we carry all of the leading brands of hearing aids at some of the most affordable prices.  Using the most modern technology in testing and programming, our Hearing Aid Specialists and Doctors of Audiology are professionally trained to find the hearing aid solution that’s right for you. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding customer service along with a 30 day free trial of any of our hearing aids. Add to that our 100% NO EXCUSE guarantee on all of our products.
For additional information about Elite Hearing Centers of America and the services we offer, visit our website or give us a call at 855-678-3234. We look forward to serving you!

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