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Cleaning behind-the-ear hearing aids

Clean your hearing aids and ear pieces each day with a soft, dry cloth. Make sure your hands are clean and dry before handling your aids. Do not use water, cleaning fluids, solvents or alcohol, as these could damage your hearing aids.

The microphone inlets can become easily blocked. If you are having problems with your hearing aids, check that the microphone inlets are not blocked.

Using a dry cloth to clean the shell

Use the cloth to wipe the surface of the instrument clean. Watch the instructional video on how to clean the shell:

Important notice

The hearing instrument itself must never be washed or immersed in water or other liquids.


It takes time to adjust to a new hearing aid, but it does not have to be hard. See our advice on how to get the full out of your hearing aids.

Get cleaning tools

We recommend contacting a hearing care professional if you want to purchase cleaning tools and other accessories.