Posts Tagged ‘ Ears ’


“I hear just fine!”

“I hear just fine!”  That is what a lot of times we hear from patients who were politely asked (i.e. forced) by family members to come and get their hearing checked.  Most of us might not necessarily be aware of decreased hearing acuity ourselves, but our loved ones can often point out difficulties in communication […]


What is Presbycusis?

Our ears have a very delicate anatomy. Generally, the ear is divided into three segments. The outer ear is made from the ear lobe and the ear canal all the way down to the eardrum. The function of the eardrum is to collect the sound and change it into vibrations that later transmit into the […]


Does Ear Candling Work?

Many patients inquire about a holistic way of removing earwax naturally, namely using ear candling device.  Basically, this is a cone-shaped device made from paraffin.  Creating a fire on the wider end of the cone creates negative pressure, which then sucks in air through the narrow end of the cone.  If this is placed in […]


What is the Best Way to Clean My Ears?

Many people contemplate what is the best way to clean the ears.  To understand my recommendations, let’s discuss the basis anatomy of the outer ear first.  The ear canal is narrow and hollow tubing that ends in the eardrum.  Earwax is usually made in the mid section of the ear canal, and it slowly comes […]


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