Summer is here. This means more sun, warmth and many days spent outside. But for those with hearing loss, the summer can get a little difficult.
Hearing aids can be easily damaged when exposed to heat and moisture. Sharp temperature changes can cause condensation; hot temperatures cause humidity and an increased propensity to sweat. Minimizing moisture is important for proper function. Worried about your hearing aids, don’t, Perfect Sounds Hearing Aids Monroe, NC is here to help.
Here are some ways to keep your hearing aids Monroe, NC safe and functional this summer.

  • Remove your hearing aids when exercising outside if it is raining or extremely warm.
  • At night, leave the battery door open to allow dry, fresh air to move through the hearing aid and relieve any moisture.
  • Keep you hearing aids in a protective case and out of direct sunlight if you are not wearing them.
  • Do not store hearing aids in glove boxes, dashboards, or other environments where heat and humidity can build up.
  • Remove your hearing aids before showering, swimming or any activity in which you will be exposed to water.
  • Sunscreen has oils that can damage hearing aids, so remove your hearing aids before applying lotions or sprays. Additionally, ensure the sunscreen is dry before putting your hearing aids back on.

Summer can be difficult at times, so feel free to reach out to us with questions and recommendations.