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Four Simple Steps for Hearing Aid Maintenance

November 17, 2017 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you use a hearing aid, you already know how lost you would be without it. Being able to hear is essential to your daily activities, and even the time it takes to deal with a dead battery can seem like a lifetime when you’re suddenly left without the quality of hearing your hearing aid provides. While a hearing aid may not seem like much from the outside, this device that’s no bigger than the tip of your finger is actually made up of some pretty sophisticated functions and delicate parts. If not cared for properly, your hearing aid may... View Article

Cerumen Management: Ear Wax Removal in Long Island, NY

November 3, 2017 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Combine dead skin cells, hair and secretions from the ceruminous and sebaceous glands and you’ll have cerumen, although you probably know this substance better as ear wax. Yes, that’s right—that sticky, waxy, goldish-brown substance found in your ears is actually some pretty nasty stuff. However, as nasty as it may sound, cerumen does a lot of good. Cerumen cleans and lubricates your ear and also helps protect it from bacteria, fungi and even insects. While it may not seem like much, cerumen is actually really important to the health of your ear. While a little cerumen is good, too much... View Article

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Signs of Hearing Loss and Ways to Prevent It

October 13, 2017 8:58 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 provide the expertise you need when seeking treatment and assistive technology, but learning more about your ears can also go a long way in... View Article

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McGuire’s Hearing Center Merger

October 1, 2017 8:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The McGuire family of audiological centers has been a New York institution for quite some time now. Since we were established in 1970, our practice has seen nothing but steady growth across the Long Island area, and now, with the opening of our newest wing within the Union Community Health Center in the northwestern Bronx, our company has come to span ten different locations throughout the island and beyond. With every new neighborhood comes not only new opportunities for growth and new people to assist, but also new challenges. Running a business with a single location is tricky enough; now... View Article