If You Need Service
Today’s discreet hearing devices are tiny computers that spend about 16 hours at a time in a humid, waxy, warm environment. As part of our treatment program, Drs. Rosinko and O’Connor will teach you how to maintain your technology at home. But if you have issues, take the battery out of the working hearing aid and put it in the nonfunctioning hearing aid. Still having issues? Refer to your hearing aid owner’s manual for troubleshooting help.
If you can’t resolve the problem, call us at (317) 844-8127.
Can Hearing Aids Be Repaired?
Depending on the issue, your Audiologist may be able to repair it right on site. If you purchased your hearing aid from Professional Hearing Services and it is still under warranty, your hearing aid repair costs will probably be small—or even free! 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.
When Your Hearing Aid is Beyond Repair
Dr. O’Connor or Dr. Rosinko will diagnose your malfunctioning hearing aid, but you can usually assume your hearing aid is beyond repair if:
- Your hearing aid is five or more years old.
Hearing aids have a life expectancy of five to seven years. If you’ve hit that cusp and are experiencing problems, it may be time to retire your technology.
- The damage is visible—and looks extensive.
If your hearing aid has been stepped on, smashed, or damaged in a way that seems unfixable, it may be unfixable.
- Your hearing aid has been repaired several times in the past.
A history of repair means a history of breakage—and history has a habit of repeating. While a new hearing aid may cost more upfront, it can more than balance out the cost and annoyance of regular repair.
At Professional Hearing Services our Audiologists can repair or at least diagnose the problem with most hearing aids. 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 317-844-8127 or stop by to schedule an appointment and find out what options are available to fix your broken hearing aid.