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7 Serious Benefits to Wearing Hearing Aids

February 19, 2018 8:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you noticed that you’re missing important parts of conversations or hearing words incorrectly? Does your family tell you that the television is always too loud? You probably know that you could have hearing loss, but feel embarrassed. You might even get angry when friends and family tell you they think you should have your hearing checked. That’s because many people associate hearing loss with getting older and the elderly. In fact, 65% of people who have some sort of hearing loss are actually younger than 65 and back in 2011, a study by John Hopkins Medicine reported that as... View Article

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Are Personal Sound Amplifiers As Effective As Hearing Aids?

February 14, 2018 7:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Here at McGuire’s Hearing Centers, we’re passionate about educating you about how important ensuring the health of your hearing is, including both the impact untreated hearing loss has on your overall health, particularly your cognitive health and quality of life, as well as the amazing advances in hearing technology. In our newest video, owner and board-certified hearing instrument specialist, David Carr, explains why treating your hearing loss is so important and how he uses the best technology available for each patient, as well as the differences between advanced hearing technology and personal sound amplifiers. The importance of treating your hearing... View Article

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What Are My Treatment Options If I Have a Hearing Loss

January 19, 2018 8:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you or someone you love like a child or aging parent has a possible hearing loss, it can seem overwhelming and scary. Furthermore, if you suspect you might be losing your hearing you might try to deny it due to feeling embarrassed or feeling worried that your treatment choices will be too expensive, or worse that you won’t be able to improve your hearing. But you don’t need to feel hopeless. For every type of hearing loss, there are treatment options available, no matter how severe your loss of hearing function might be. Instead, take a few minutes to... View Article

Signs of Hearing Loss and Ways to Prevent It

January 17, 2018 5:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to managing a condition like hearing loss, it’s important to avoid tiptoeing around a crucial fact: in many cases, the dangers that cause it are permanent. Yes, there are ways to alleviate and overcome the issue through hearing aids and certain surgical procedures, but the natural functions of the ear, if damaged too greatly, will most likely never regain their original functionality. The audiologists at any McGuire’s Hearing Center location throughout Long Island, the Bronx, Westchester, and beyond, provide the expertise you need when seeking treatment and assistive technology, but learning more about your ears can also... View Article

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Why You Need To Stop Using Things Like Q-Tips to Remove Earwax

January 4, 2018 8:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve no doubt heard the old adage of “never put anything smaller than your own elbow inside your ear,” while then imagining what that would look like or how to do it. (You just tried it didn’t you)? While it might seem silly it’s actually true. In fact, you shouldn’t ignore it when you read advice from doctors, audiologists like us, and the instructions on a package of Q-tips. We don’t mean to yell at you but: Stop Putting Stuff Like Q-Tips In Your Ear! Seriously, ENTS and audiologists have been warning you for decades not to clean your ears... View Article