Hearing Aids

3D Printing

June 1, 2018 9:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The world of 3D printing is growing at a rapid pace. From highly technical applications in medicine, industry, and architecture to hobby uses at home, this field is going gangbusters. No matter the use, essentially 3D printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. These days you can get a home-use 3D printer in Michael’s Craft stores. But my introduction was back in the early 2000’s when I visited the production lab at Widex hearing aids to see their new process being used to create custom hearing aid shells. It was mouth-dropping amazing... View Article

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7 Serious Benefits to Wearing Hearing Aids

May 15, 2018 7:52 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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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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“Datalogging” helps us help you.

February 15, 2018 9:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Datalogging is a great bit of hearing aid technology that reports back to your hearing care specialist about how you are using your hearing aids. Datalogging is a term that goes way back to 17th century sailors. Sailors needed to know the speed of their ship. A wooden block was attached to a rope, with knots tied into the rope exactly every 47 feet. They measured how quickly those knots passed through their hands as they sailed along to determine the speed of the vessel. This data was recorded in a book called a log (possibly named for that wooden... 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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