How to change wax guards on miniRITE/RITE (Receiver In The Ear) hearing aids

Wax guard/Filter/Prowax these are all interchangeable words

“Wax guards are meant to collect any wax or debris from our ear canal- to protect our hearing aid speaker. When a wax guard becomes plugged it is just “doing its intended job”. Based on how much ear wax you have in your ear it could take 5 minutes or 5 months for the filter to become plugged. When a wax guard is plugged, your hearing aid will seem dead/broken because the sound is being trapped inside your hearing aid. Think of it like your kitchen sink plug being blocked with food scraps, once we clear away the food scraps the water drains perfectly.”

When is doubt, Change your wax guard again!

(MiniRite with dome)


Hearing Aid with a Dome:

If you have a dome on the end of your Oticon, Bernafon or Sonic hearing aid you will most likely use this black package “ProWax miniFit” Wax guard. (Scroll to the bottom of the page to see how to replace the dome)


Hearing Aid with a Custom Mold:

If you have a custom mold on the end of your Oticon, Bernafon or Sonic hearing aid you will most likely use this white package “ProWax” wax guard.


How to Remove and Replace your Dome:

Note there is no intended audio on these videos

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