General Warnings and Precautions
Your hearing implant manufacturer provides warnings, advice and general precautions related to the following:
- Small parts hazard
- Long-term effects of electrical stimulation
- Head trauma
- Batteries and battery chargers
- Theft, metal detection systems and other radio frequency (RF) transmitters
- Electrostatic discharge (ESD)
- Mobile telephones
- Air travel
- Contact sport and scuba diving
- Electromagnetic interference with medical devices
Please refer to Manufacturer Guidelines or contact us to learn more about the warnings and precautions relevant to your device.
Precautions for Medical Procedures
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
MRI may be performed, depending on the model of your hearing implant. Safety guidelines and specific conditions, as outlined by your hearing implant Manufacturer, must be strictly adhered to.
Please refer to Manufacturer Guidelines or contact us before having an MRI scan.
Some medical treatments generate induced currents that may damage your hearing implant. These treatments include but are not necessarily limited to electrosurgery, diathermy, neurostimulation, electroconvulsive therapy and ionizing radiation therapy.
Warnings for specific treatments are provided by your hearing implant manufacturer.
Please refer to Manufacturer Guidelines or contact us before receiving medical treatments that generate induced currents.