Did you know that majority of the hearing aids available in today’s market are moisture proof, but not waterproof? While walking in the rain and having a vigorous workout won’t damage your hearing aids, you still need to be conscious of your hearing aids in wet environments. While this may be easier to manage in the fall and winter, extra precaution should be taken during the warmer months. The heat often brings with it humidity and moisture, and then there’s the typical warm weather pastime, swimming. On hot days, it’s not uncommon for a person to dive in, and then realize they still had their hearing aids in after the fact. However, even if you didn’t look before you took the plunge, all hope is not lost.
Have a pair of hearing aids that decided to go for a swim? Before you panic, learn what to do with wet hearing aids.