Hearing aid accessories

Hearing Aid Accessories

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids, Hearing Technology

Dr. Marina E. Kade

Are you struggling to hear clearly? Do you often have to ask people to repeat themselves? If so, you might be experiencing hearing loss. It’s a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. But the good news is there are effective treatments available that can help you hear better. One of the best treatments for hearing loss is wearing hearing aids. And with the right accessories, you can maximize the benefits of your hearing aids even further. In this article, we’ll explore the best types of hearing aid accessories you should know about.

The Importance of Hearing Aid Accessories

When you first get your hearing aids, you might think that they’re all you need to hear better. While hearing aids are incredibly effective at amplifying sound, they can only do so much on their own. That’s where hearing aid accessories come in. These additional tools can help you in a variety of situations, such as:

  • Listening to music or TV
  • Talking on the phone
  • Participating in group conversations
  • Hearing in noisy environments

With the right accessories, you can improve your hearing in all these situations and more. So, let’s take a closer look at the top hearing aid accessories that can benefit you.

Remote Controls

Many modern hearing aids come with remote controls that allow you to adjust the volume and settings without having to touch the hearing aids themselves. This is especially useful if you have dexterity issues or if your hearing aids are located in hard-to-reach areas. Remote controls can be worn on a lanyard around your neck or kept in your pocket for easy access.

Bluetooth Streamers

Bluetooth streamers allow you to connect your hearing aids to other electronic devices, such as your smartphone or TV. This means that you can stream audio directly into your hearing aids without the need for headphones or other devices. Some hearing aids even have built-in Bluetooth capabilities, making it even easier to connect.

Phone Adapters

If you struggle to hear on the phone, a phone adapter can help. This device connects your hearing aids to your phone, allowing you to hear the conversation directly in your ears. This can make it much easier to understand what’s being said, especially in noisy environments.


Microphones can be used in a variety of situations, such as when talking to someone in a noisy environment or when watching TV. They can be worn by the speaker or placed on a table and will pick up sound and send it directly to your hearing aids. This can make it much easier to understand what’s being said, even if there’s a lot of background noise.

Hearing Aid Dehumidifiers

Hearing aids are susceptible to moisture, which can cause them to malfunction or stop working altogether. A hearing aid dehumidifier is a device that can help dry out your hearing aids, preventing moisture buildup and extending their lifespan.

Batteries and Chargers

Most hearing aids run on batteries, so it’s important to have a steady supply of them on hand. You can purchase batteries in bulk or invest in a rechargeable battery system. Some hearing aids even come with built-in rechargeable batteries, which can be charged overnight for a full day of use.

Wax Guards

Earwax buildup can clog your hearing aid’s speaker and reduce its effectiveness. Wax guards are small filters that prevent earwax from entering your hearing aids. They’re easy to replace and can save you the hassle of having to clean your hearing aids frequently.

Ear Hooks

If you’re worried about losing your hearing aids, ear hooks can provide extra security. These small attachments fit around your ears and help keep your hearing aids in place, even during physical activity or sudden movements.

Cleaning Tools

Regular cleaning is essential to keep your hearing aids working properly. There are a variety of cleaning tools available, such as brushes, wax removal picks, and cleaning sprays. Using these tools regularly can prevent the buildup of dirt and debris and prolong the lifespan of your hearing aids.

At our hearing practice, we understand the importance of hearing aid accessories in improving your hearing experience. That’s why we offer a wide range of accessories to our clients, along with expert advice and support. Our hearing professionals can help you choose the right accessories for your needs and ensure that they work seamlessly with your hearing aids.