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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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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

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