Hearing Aid Repair
Hearing aids are delicate electronic devices, which can break
down with use. Damage can be caused by contact with body oils and ear wax.
Michele Wilson accepts hearing aids
for repair for most makes and models, regardless of where these have
been purchased. While some hearing aids can be fixed on site, many
have to be sent back to their manufacturer to be brought back up to
the performance when the unit was new. Typical turnaround time is
four days. Faster two-day service is available for an additional
When the repaired hearing aid is returned,
Michele Wilson will reprogram it for optimal hearing. This service
is included in the price of the repair.
Tune-up and Reprogramming
Hearing aids should be cleaned, checked and
reprogrammed as needed, typically every six months. In addition to
changes in the electronics, hearing levels may deteriorate over
time. Making even small programming changes can result can result in
significantly improved speech perception.
Programmable digital hearing aids are custom
programmed using a computer with special software. The audiogram
data is entered into the computer, and the hearing aids are then
adjusted by computer to give the best possible hearing improvement.
If the hearing aid has been purchased from
Michele Wilson, return office visits and hearing aid adjustments are
at no charge. If the hearing aid has been purchased elsewhere, a
service charge will apply.