hearing aid battery holes

Why Are There Holes in My Hearing Aid Battery?

The zinc-air hearing aid battery (cell) of today has small holes in it.  Why is this? Background Hearing aid batteries currently are identified as zinc-air batteries (in hearing aids, actually a cell rather than a series of cells comprising a battery). The use of zinc-air cells for hearing aids was mandated in the U.S. by…

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Battery Life Counseling

by Barry A. Freeman, Ph.D. Battery Life Counseling – With Consideration of Rechargeable Batteries     The recent series of articles on batteries and battery life in Wayne’s World brings to light one of the least understood and, perhaps, most important patient counseling and management issues faced today by those dispensing and wearers of hearing…

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