Blog | Potter's Hearing Aid Service - Part 8

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Daily Hearing Aid Care

July 25, 2018

If you wear a hearing aid, you may be wondering what steps you can take to protect and preserve the amazing technology that provides you with improved hearing capabilities, in spite of previous hearing loss. There are several daily maintenance steps that you can take, in coordination with regular hearing aid cleaning in Waterloo, IA provided by a qualified professional, that will allow you to preserve the quality and strength of your hearing aids for as long as possible. While it may seem intimidating at first, hearing aid maintenance is actually nowhere near as scary as you might initially believe.... View Article

Signs You Need to Take a Hearing Test

July 11, 2018

As people age, the sensitivity of certain sensory functions, including hearing, begin to degrade. It’s not always easy, however, to determine whether or not you’re in need of hearing assistance. Because hearing loss usually occurs slowly, over the span of several years or even decades, you may not notice a shift in the way that your senses work. Thankfully, there are several surefire signs you can rely on that indicate the status of your hearing, and may help you determine whether or not you need to schedule a hearing test in Waterloo, IA. In today’s world, hearing loss is typically... View Article

How Often Should You Replace Your Hearing Aids in Waterloo, IA?

June 25, 2018

Hearing aids are not one-size-fits-all devices, nor are they designed to last forever. One of the most common questions patients with hearing aids ask is how often they’ll need to replace them. Since hearing loss is typically a degenerative disease that gets worse with age, many hearing aid users already anticipate needing a new device down the line. The question is not that easy to answer, though. In general, hearing aids last approximately five years. However, they may last as few as three or as many as seven for a particular person without needing to be upgraded. If you wear... View Article

How to Clean and Care for Your Hearing Aids

June 11, 2018

You wear your hearing aids every day, which means they get exposed to a lot of dirt and grime. Earwax and moisture, in particular, build up in your ear canal and can affect the performance of your hearing aids over time. Fortunately, regular cleaning can cut down on potential problems with your devices. Because they help you in everyday life, and because they are a big investment, you should take good care of your hearing aids through routine maintenance and hearing aid cleaning in Waterloo, IA. If you fail to take good care of your hearing aids, they may malfunction... View Article

Choose Custom Hearing Aids for a Better Fit

May 24, 2018

People of all ages have hearing loss. They may be born with a hearing disability, experience hearing loss due to an accident or, very commonly, discover the need for hearing aids later in life. People having trouble hearing may benefit from wearing hearing aids, and the good news is that hearing aids are effective options to deal with varying degrees of hearing loss. However, while the key to finding the right hearing aids for you is to visit an audiologist for a thorough evaluation and testing, some people opt to order directly from a third-party hearing aid supplier without getting... View Article


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