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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

Do You Wear Your Hearing Aids While Playing Sports? (you should!!)

January 15, 2018 9:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I am a big fan of getting out and moving. It’s great for the body, and great for the mind. But, it raises the question: Is it OK to use your hearing aids while working out? The answer is, for the most part, YES. Here are a few reasons why: If you are playing a team sport, quick and accurate communication among players and with the coach is imperative. You need to know what’s going on accurately and immediately. If you are out for a jog on your own, you are safer when accurately tuned in to your environment. Music... View Article

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

McGuire’s Hearing Center Merger

January 3, 2018 5:52 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, the Bronx, and Westchester, 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 across a greater region of Central New York and Long Island.. With every new hearing center comes not only new opportunities for growth and new people to assist, but also new challenges. Running... View Article

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

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