How long do hearing aid batteries typically last? 

  • A standard hearing aid battery lasts anywhere from 5-6 days. 
  • It depends on the battery type and capacity, and the amount of hearing aid use. 
  • Open your battery doors at night to keep the battery lasting longer 


When should I change batteries? 

  • If sounds become distorted or you have to turn up the volume more than usual. 
  • If you hear a soft beeping sound informing you the battery is low. 
  • It’s a good idea to carry an extra set of batteries with you at all times. 


What is the sticker on the batteries? 

  • A hearing aid battery begins to discharge as soon as the protective sticker has been removed. 
  • After removing the tab from the battery, let the battery sit for 3-5 minutes before installing it in your hearing aid. This “activation” time allows air to reach the materials inside the battery and activate them. 


What are battery care tips? 

  • If you won't be using the hearing aid for an extended period of time, remove the battery entirely.
  • Avoid storing in extreme temperatures to keep from draining battery power and shortening battery life. 
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before changing batteries. Grease and dirt on the batteries may damage the hearing aid. 
  • Leave the battery compartment of your hearing device open at night so moisture can escape. Doing so will keep the battery from corroding and damaging the hearing aid. 
  • Remove dead batteries immediately. A completely discharged battery may swell and become difficult to remove. 


 Are there rechargeable options now? 

YES! Call our office at (703) 372-9792 to make an appointment to discuss new technology available now.