water resistant aides?

Jeffrey Sirianni audioman at hctc.net
Fri Dec 19 00:59:12 EST 1997


hackenzack at webtv.net (zachary segal) writes:

>I am a lifelong wearer of hearing aids.
>Currently , I use Oticon E38's. I have had trouble engaging in sports
>and sweaty pursuits because the aides cannot withstand the moisture. I
>figure that if "they" can make waterproof watches, cameras, walkmen,
>etc, then why the hell not hearing aides? I had my aides "tropicalized"
>what ever the hell that means. I am looking for recommendations and
>Ideas for my next purchase that will meet my requirements for
>durability.
>thanx
>zac

There is a waterproof aid made by Rion (a Japanese manufacturer ?).  This is
the only one I can think of.  I have had no experience with the Rion line of
products.  Has anyone had any ?

Jeff

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