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Your Mye3Shop Order Can Help Those in Need

4/30/21 2:37 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in e3 News, e3 Cares

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Starting in May, we will be donating a portion of Mye3Shop orders containing Sanibel products to Hear for a Purpose, an organization dedicated to improving children’s hearing healthcare in the Dominican Republic. This is the first action of our new e3 Cares initiative, where we do our part to help provide better hearing care for those who can’t afford or do not have access to it. 

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How Face Masks Have Impacted Hearing Deficiencies

4/27/21 11:00 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Hearing Health

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Face masks have become the new normal. While many don’t mind wearing masks, many others find it inconvenientFor people with hearing loss, however, masks can create a significant barrier to effective communication. 

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Update on 3M Eartip Shortage

4/20/21 1:45 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in e3 News

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There is an industry-wide shortage of 3M™ E-A-RLINK™ Foam Eartips due to manufacturer production delays. As a result, we have limited supply of 3M foam insert tip products. Because of this, all orders for these items placed as of 4/16 will be put on a backorder list.

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Listen to Our New Podcast on Cerumen Management

4/7/21 1:13 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Audiometry, Podcast

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Cerumen management is a service that belongs in the scope of practice of any hearing care professional. In addition to adding another service to your portfolio, it helps add more revenue to your practice, reduce out-of-office referrals, and increase patient satisfaction. 

In this episode of Listen Up!, Kris Hewitt, BC-HIS, RHIP and Amy Trusler, AuD, RAUD, RHIP of Pacific Audiology Group break down cerumen management and all the benefits it brings to your practice and patients. 

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What to Look for at AAA 2021

4/5/21 2:19 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Audiometry

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As you may already know, AAA 2021 will be entirely virtual this year. While it isn’t the same as experiencing the spectacle in person, it’s still worth checking out as many manufacturers have some exciting news, promotions, and product updates to share. 

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New Podcast: TBI Impacts on Hearing and Balance

3/23/21 12:31 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Vestibular, Audiometry, Podcast

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the brain’s function that is usually caused by a blow to the head or when something pierces the skull and damages brain tissue. In this episode of Listen Up, Michelle Petrak, PH.D., the Director of Clinical Audiology at Interacoustics, and Gail Whitelaw, PH.D., an audiologist and the Director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at The Ohio State University, discuss TBI, how it impacts the auditory and vestibular systems, and how healthcare practitioners can team up to diagnose and treat patients. 

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Understanding Psychoacoustics In Audiology

3/16/21 10:51 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Audiometry

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Understanding Psychoacoustics In Audiology

Hearing is more complex than one would think. In layman’s terms, it involves how the brain perceives sounds. Perception is subjective but must be measured to accurately diagnose hearing loss and recommend treatment.

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The Depisteo Spirolyser Q13 is Now NIOSH Approved

3/10/21 10:50 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health, Spirometry

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Recently, the Depisteo Spirolyser Q13 received National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) approval. This means that the spirometer has been evaluated in a laboratory and found to comply with all NIOSH standards, such as the ability to satisfy reporting and electronic data transfer requirements.  

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Can’t YOU Remove It? The Increasingly Important Role that Hearing Care Professionals Play in Cerumen Management

3/1/21 2:41 PM / by Amy Trusler, Au.D. posted in Audiometry, Cerumen Management

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HISTORY OF CERUMEN MANAGEMENT 

The hearing care professional’s (HCP) journey with cerumen management is still in its infancy. In 1992, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) officially included cerumen management into the scope of practice of audiologists and it still feels like it is in its teenage years. As a profession we are still adjusting to performing cerumen management. It still feels awkward to many of us, even though many professionals were trained and have practiced cerumen management for many years before it fell within our scope of practice.  

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Sign Up for Bertec’s Shift Happens Webinar

2/12/21 11:36 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Vestibular, Balance

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On Wednesday February 24, 2021 at 3pm EST, Bertec will host a webinar focused on its revolutionary Bertec Vision Trainer (BVT). Titled Shift Happens, this free educational event will walk you through a case study of a patient with hemianopia from a stroke and discuss how BVT is used for visually induced motion sensitivity.  

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