How to change your RIC hearing aid's wax filter

Find out how to change the wax filter in your RIC hearing aids.

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How to change your receiver in the canal (RIC) hearing aid's wax filter

Did you know that your hearing aid has a wax filter or wax guard? The wax filter prevents ear wax getting into your hearing aid’s delicate receiver components, so it’s important to change them occasionally, or if your hearing aid is not working as well as it should be, or sounds unusually dull.

In this video, Adam Bostock, senior audiologist here at Alto Hearing & Tinnitus Specialists, is going to demonstrate how to change the wax filter in a receiver in the canal (RIC) hearing aid, one of our most popular styles of hearing aid.

Article by Adam Bostock

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