Rechargeable Hearing Aids
The rechargeable hearing aids are suitable for all levels of hearing loss. So, no matter how severe or moderate your loss is, you can qualify for them. Currently, they are only available as BTE devices. However, they are quite discreet and small with the same advanced technology as the other hearing aids. So, you will still be getting the same high quality hearing experience.
Batteries are an important part of the hearing aid. This new technology takes away the hassle from wearing hearing aids. Now you can enjoy all the sounds without the worry.
How do rechargeable hearing aids work?
Rechargeable hearing aids work similarly to rechargeable batteries. However, the difference is that rather than charging the batteries at night you would charge your actual devices. The hearing aids come with a charging pod that you can place your devices in at night, and then use them again in the day as normal. You can also carry the pod with you to charge on the go. Never miss out on a sound!
Imagine you are in a hurry to get to work, you are already 20 minutes late. Just then, your hearing aids start indicating that you need to replace the batteries. When you go to check for the batteries, you don’t have any left. This is not only a waste of time but an extra hassle added to your day-to-day life. Rechargeable devices ensure that you don’t have to worry about that. You can recharge your devices every night and use them in the day. This saves time and you don’t have to worry about constantly spending money on new batteries. You can recharge your hearing aids for free! Another benefit of the rechargeable digital aid is that, people with limited dexterity don’t have to worry about changing small batteries which can be a problem for them.
Manufacturers and rechargeable hearing aids
We have come a long way from large behind-the-ear hearing aids to small in-the-ear digital hearing aids. However, this latest revolution isn’t produced by all manufacturers but there are still many options on the market. Phonak and Signia are two of the biggest manufacturers to produce these rechargeable devices.
Phonak recently released a new platform called Marvel. It has many other added functionalities but one of the main features was the recharging option. The behind the ear hearing aids come with a charging pod that people can carry around with them and charge as and when necessary. A quick 30-minute charge will ensure the hearing instruments work for 6 hours. For a full day of use, you just need to charge them for 3 hours. The long battery life means you can charge them while you sleep at night without worrying about your hearing loss affecting your life. Customers have shown high level of satisfaction with this product, encouraging Phonak to further manufacture in-the-ear devices with similar functions.
Signia are one of the leading manufacturers in the industry and they have proved that yet again, by releasing the Signia Pure Charge & Go. Siginia Pure Charge & Go is a RIC (receiver in the canal) device with amazing up to date and high power technology. But, it has the added feature of recharging. The device comes with a charger that you can put the devices in. The smart technology means that the hearing aids turn themselves off when put in the charger and turn themselves on automatically, when removed from the charging case. This means the wearer doesn’t have to worry about anything other than putting them in their ears and taking them out to charge again.
Can I afford rechargeable hearing aids?
With latest technology comes higher price. Hearing aids are medical devices and to get the latest technology and good quality hearing experience you have to pay a little more than you pay for the cheap medical aids you might order online. The rechargeable digital aid is likely to be expensive but you will be saving money in the long run. As, you won’t have to spend money on getting new batteries every month. However, it is important to understand that a cheap hearing aid is likely to be second hand and may not function in the right way. When it comes to buying hearing aids, you should consult a specialist audiologist who can answer any questions you may have and help you choose a good quality device.
Cost of the hearing aids can be an important factor. So, if you don’t think you can afford the device you want then you can speak to our highly-trained consultants who can go through our payment plans with you. The plans can make it easier to purchase the hearing aids of your choice.