With our in-office lab, we can repair many minor problems such as broken battery doors or plugged hearing aids on the same day, getting you back to better hearing as soon as possible. We also use an off-site repair lab that can fix the majority of hearing aid issues within two weeks. Hearing aid repairs are an irritating problem for users, however age and use can take their toll on hearing aids. Sometimes they will need the attentions of a trained technician. Before you bring your aid in for repair there are some common issues you can check first.
Depending on the issue you’re having, you may be able to troubleshoot your hearing aid on your own. Here are a few common hearing aid fixes you can try at home:
If you are still having trouble with your hearing aid after going through the checklist call us at (440) 248-4790 to schedule an appointment and discuss further hearing aid repair options.
Hearing aid repair costs can vary depending on several factors: (1) Whether or not the hearing aid is still under warranty, (2) The extent of damage to the hearing aid. (3) The cost of replacement parts for your hearing aid. If you purchased your hearing aid from Hawkins Hearing and it is still under warranty, your hearing aid repair costs will probably be free, but it depends on the circumstance and type of damage. Out of warranty or older hearing aids that require substantial repair may cost more. Cracked cases on custom molded devices can be expensive to replace, but in some circumstances, these cracks can be repaired.
Much like any electronic device, a hearing aid that has accrued enough damage over time can be a complete loss. In cases like this, it’s usually better financially and for peace of mind to replace the hearing aid with a new model. While it takes an expert to properly diagnose a damaged hearing aid, you can begin to assume your hearing aid is beyond repair if:
If you are having trouble with your hearing aids, we’d be more than happy to help you get your devices back in working order. Call us at (440) 248-4790 or stop by our Solon office.