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A New AI Hearing Aid That’s More Innovative Than Ever

April 2, 2020 6:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hearing aid technology keeps advancing all the time, which is why we’re not surprised that AI hearing aids in Long Island, NY are becoming available. From better audio clarity to surprising new tracking features, one company is developing hearing aids that may change—and even save—lives. What can AI hearing aids do? The Starkey Livio AI, which is currently available, offers improved sound quality along with convenient smartphone features that make it easy to work with your hearing aids. Their Hearing Reality technology is designed to help you hear even in challenging environments, like noisy bars or restaurants, but can also... View Article

Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Understanding Its Effects

January 29, 2020 5:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hearing loss affects millions of people, and there are lots of different things that can cause it. One of the most common hearing issues people suffer from is noise-induced hearing loss. This condition is most common among people who are exposed to loud noises on a regular basis, including those who work in construction or in the military, but it can also be caused by one-time exposure to a very loud noise. The good news is that there are things that can be done to reduce loud noise side effects at McGuire’s. Noise-induced hearing loss basics Noise-induced hearing loss varies... View Article

Helping America Hear Mission

December 10, 2019 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

McGuire’s Hearing Centers is a proud supporter of the Help America Hear Foundation. Since 2009, McGuire’s Professionals have fit hundreds of hearing impaired individuals who couldn’t afford the cost of hearing aids. It is the philosophy of McGuire’s owner, David Carr, that “No one leaves our offices without better hearing, even if they can’t afford it!” David is also the co-founder of the Help America Hear Foundation which has helped provide hearing aids to more than 1500 people across the United States. Since 2009, McGuire’s Hearing Centers has hosted two hearing aid missions each year on Long Island and the... View Article

Everything is Connected… Eating Well for the Sake of your Ears

September 27, 2019 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In my last post I was delighted to tell you of findings that chocolate consumption may be correlated with better hearing. Well, I can’t top that good news, but here is some more information about associations that researchers are finding between good nutrition and healthy ears. Remember that associations do not prove causation, but more and more we are seeing correlations that indicate just how connected everything is. Good nutrition and good exercise, that is, overall healthy living, seems to impact our auditory system…and good hearing is an integrated factor in overall health. Yes, everything is connected! A large longitudinal... View Article

“FITTING” OUTSIDE THE BOX

June 6, 2019 7:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Written by: Judy Rasin, Audiologist Hearing care specialists sometimes meet patients who describe difficulty hearing, often especially in noisy or challenging environments, and yet (to our surprise) have normal audiometric findings. Complaints of difficulty understanding speech in noise is expected in our patients with measurable hearing loss, and we approach these patients with recommendations for amplification coupled with enhanced listening strategies and sometimes assistive devices. Although we have known about “hidden hearing loss” for years (that is, difficulty understanding speech despite normal audiogram), newer technologies are allowing us to offer more proactive solutions. Imagine a patient coming into the office,... View Article

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