Loud Jobs: Carpentry

Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is common among many trades and carpentry is no exception. Although one severely loud noise event can cause permanent hearing loss, NIHL usually builds slowly over years of excessive exposure to loud noise. Because NIHL it is gradual, often taking years for symptoms to show, most carpenters may not realize anything is wrong until it’s too late. The truly devastating fact it is that once the inner ear is damaged, it is permanent and can only be treated and not reversed. A 25-year old carpenter is likely to have the ears of 50-year old

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Starkey Unveils New AI Custom Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Starkey Unveils New AI Custom Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Starkey Hearing Technologies unveiled the Livio Edge AI hearing aid on January 16th, the opening day of the company’s Hearing Innovation Expo, held in Las Vegas. Kerry, Candice and Leslie attended the event along with over 3400 hearing care professionals from 60 countries. The Livio Edge AI expands the features of the already impressive Livio AI that was featured as one of TIME magazine’s Top-100 best inventions of 2019. Livio Edge AI goes beyond being a hearing aid and improves both mental and physical health. What’s New: Livio Edge AI Several key features elevate the Livio Edge AI

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Treating Tinnitus With Widex Zen Therapy

Candice and Rita added to their knowledge of treating tinnitus by completing a course provided by Widex on the “Zen Therapy” products. Widex is currently considered to be a leader in the treatment of tinnitus. Tinnitus is often describe as phantom sounds that only the sufferer can hear – a ringing, buzzing, whirring, or even a pulse often in time with the heartbeat. Most treatments for tinnitus involve maskers – a hearing aid like device that produces white noise to “drown out” or overpower the internal “sounds” of tinnitus. What is Widex tech doing differently? What’s special about

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Maintaining Your Hearing Aids For Better Performance

Your hearing aids require delicate maintenance & care! Here’s #HowTo properly clean your BTE earmold #hearingaid #hearingaidmaintenance Posted by Starkey Canada on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Maintaining your hearing aids through daily cleaning and regular service is important for a number of reasons. Proper care ensures top performance, ensures a long service life, and guarantees proper hygiene. TIP: be careful not to drop your hearing aids on a hard surface. Always work over a soft surface such as a towel shown in the video above. Cleaning Tips While hearing aids are a medical device built to last, the

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Hearing Aids Streaming To Android

Livio & Via AI Hearing Aids Now Support Android Streaming

Hearing Aid manufacturer Starkey has made an announcement that their Livio line of hearing aids will be offering direct audio streaming of phone calls and media for Android phones. This opens up a whole new range of functionality to all existing Livio and Via AI models. Starkey and Audibel hearing aids are the only ones to have binaural (both ears) streaming of phone calls and media played from an Android phone. Android 10 Support While Android 10 operating system supports the new functionality through it’s Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) protocol, there are hardware requirements. Right now

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Ear Wax Removal Winnipeg

Ear Wax Removal

Although ear wax was is required to maintain a healthy ear, an excessive build up often occurs. In some cases that build up can be significant enough to cause temporary hearing loss by plugging the ear canal. Ear wax build up is normal – it has nothing to do with hygiene and no one should be embarrassed by it. Why Ear Wax Builds Up The ear canal has its own self-cleaning mechanism made up of small hairs in the canal that help the ear wax and dead skin cells move towards the canal entrance. If the ear canal

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To our valued clients; We will be reopening our office as of May 4th for in office visits by appointment only.  We will not be taking walk in traffic to protect both our clients and our staff.

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