Contrary to popular belief, hearing aids are not perfect and may malfunction. The most common defects include: miniaturization, contamination
as the production of ear wax often can alter their functioning. Water resistance
as the devices are often exposed to moisture, which, in the long run, can damage them. Fragility
, which is why, to ensure protection, titanium shells have been invented, however, they are very fragile and very easy to break
Repairing hearing aids can be quite easy
. This, of course, depends on the extent of the damage. Sometimes, it is enough replace one of its components, such as a tube
or microphone, or simply the outer shell. To assess the extent of the damage, it is best to contact a specialized center.
There are also DIY hearing aid repair methods, such as drying the device with tissue paper or putting it in a glass with rice. That being said, having it checked by an expert is definitely the wisest choice and it is always recommended to consult specialists before attempting any type of repair.
Hearing aid specialists are able to repair and update the settings of you hearing aids. When you experience a malfunction, it is always advisable to contact a specialist. In addition, for any problems, you can contact 24/7 Amplifon telephone support.
One of the most common signs of whether the hearing aid needs to be replaced is when it no longer produces sound. It can trasmit a muffled and distorted sound if it has come into contact with water. In these cases, visiting a hearing aid repair service or heading to your nearest Amplifon center is always the best choice.
After the hearing aid has been repaired, regular maintenance
of the hearing aid is advisable to prevent problems from arising. Keep in mind that regular maintenance is the basis for good hearing and should not be neglected when the hearing aid seems to be working properly.