Tips For Wearing A Face Mask With Hearing Aids

Face masks and hearing loss

You are probably aware that in England you now need to wear face coverings on public transport and in other places such as hospitals.

It has been well documented that deaf people who rely on lip reading will have problems communicating with people wearing face coverings. But hearing aid wearers are also experiencing other problems.

Several have reported losing their behind-the-ear hearing aids when removing face coverings, especially those with elastic straps which go over the ears.

Hearing company Starkey has put together some tips to help reduce the risk of losing your hearing aids when using face coverings. There is also a YouTube video where this topic is discussed in detail.

Read the tips.