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Making the Most of Your Hearing Aid

If your Detroit audiologist has provided with a new hearing aid, it's important that you become familiar with your device and take good care of it so it provides you with many years of service. The doctors and staff at Platinum Hearing Aids are audiology professionals who provide Southfield, Allen Park and Dearborn hearing aids to patients of all ages. Due to the fact that we want all of our patients wearing hearing aids to get the most out of their devices so they can enjoy hearing the world as it was meant to be heard, we have provided you with some helpful tips that can help you make the most of your hearing aid.

Get to Know The Features

Today's hearing aids are loaded with features that can make your life easier if you learn how to use them. Ask your Detroit hearing aids specialists to show you the features on your particular model and how to use them. For example, you may have a wind block management feature that can reduce wind noise, or a telecoil that can be used with both cellular phones and landlines. Take the time to read the instructions that came with your hearing aid so you can learn how the device works and understand all the features your particular model offers.

Keep Your Hearing Aid Clean and Take Good Care of It

Because your hearing aid works tirelessly to help you hear all day long, it's important to take good care of your electronic device and clean it regularly. Before you put your hearing aid away for the day, wipe it gently with a dry cloth to rid it of oils and moisture that it may have accumulated during the day. Never use harsh chemicals to clean your hearing aid as they can damage the components of your device. Also, do not lay your hearing aid near a heat source when putting it away for the night, as doing so can ruin its electronic components.

Coping with a World Full of Noises

Your hearing aid may re-introduce you to many sounds you've forgotten, like the sound of birds chirping or the ticking of a clock. With time, you'll learn how to focus on what you wish to hear and how to tune out the rest. When visiting public places that are full of noises like restaurants and theaters, try to sit in a location that offers the best listening conditions. For example, try to sit away from the kitchen, restrooms and doorways in restaurants.

Questions? Contact Us

Platinum Hearing Aids is committed to providing people in the Dearborn, Southfield, Allen Park and Troy Michigan areas with the latest digital hearing aid technology. If you would like to find out more about the digital hearing aids we offer, please contact us, as we're always happy to speak with you!