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Top 5 Hearing Aid Accessories

Hearing aids have helped millions regain the gift of hearing. They can be helpful just as they are. However, some people need specialized help from theirs. With the right accessories, you can do more than keep your hearing aids in optimal condition; you can improve their functionality and get the most out of your entire listening experience.

#1 Premium Batteries

This one is basic yet essential. Without power, your aids won’t work. It’s crucial to always have a supply of brand-new batteries available if your device requires them. The correct size for your device model should be available online. Your audiologist might even be able to sell them to you directly for added convenience.

Since modern devices often come with rechargeable batteries and matching chargers, an extra charger can be very useful. This is especially true if you like to travel. Eco-friendly and easy-to-maintain, rechargeable devices make it easy to avoid running out of power when you need it most.

#2 Mobile Applications

Many manufacturers have smartphone apps that let you customize and operate your device right from your phone. These apps frequently have functions like volume control, program switching, and even environment-specific setting customization. Some apps can help you find misplaced devices. Speak to your doctor to find out if your device has these capabilities.

#3 Cleaning Kits

A cleaning kit is a must-have item to always have on hand. It contains everything you need to help you remove buildup and debris. It might be challenging to keep parts of yours clean, including the faceplate, sound port, and body.

However, if you have a cleaning kit, you’ll have everything you need to make cleaning your devices much easier. These kits generally include items such as dehumidifiers that help to reduce humidity and moisture in the device, as well as cleaning brushes and wax guards.

#4 Latest Technology

The connectivity of hearing aids continues to grow, much like that of other modern electronics. To increase their utility, manufacturers are giving them wireless communication capabilities with other household items. You can use Bluetooth to connect to your computer, TV, smartphone, doorbell, and Wi-Fi. This allows you to control your TV by switching channels and using Wi-Fi to connect to other household items, which will make it easier to control.

#5 Customizable Ear Domes

Dome tips, the soft silicone tips that fit onto the end of your device tubing or receiver, are another method to make your device your own. Domes are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, so you can find one to suit your ear canal and create a perfect seal. They improve sound quality and help prevent feedback and wax buildup. 

These days, you can discuss customizing your dome to your preferred style with your audiologist. Different design options allow you to customize the look of your implement and coordinate it with your style.

Quality Hearing Aid Accessories at Forest Hills Audiology