Battery replacement is made much easier

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

On average, hearing aid users change batteries once a fortnight. With the miniaturisation of hearing aids, these batteries have become very small. Changing them, particularly for elderly people who may also suffer from poor eyesight or arthritis, can be a frustrating task. The problem is actually holding and fitting a battery designed for a device which itself is small enough to fit either behind or even in the ear. In order to help overcome this problem Duracell has come up with a new consumer focused hearing aid battery. EasyTab has two simple design features that make the process of changing hearing aid batteries easier and simpler. First of all, the new plastic outer pack has a simple opening/closing device which makes it easier to get into the case, take out a battery and close it again. Then there¹s the actual EasyTab. A person simply takes hold of a flat plasticised tab which is fixed to the battery. Using the tab they guide the battery straight into the hearing aid, and once in place, peel the tab of

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