Don’t Let a Cotton Swab Send You to the Doctor

Don’t Let a Cotton Swab Send You to the Doctor Cotton swabs or more commonly called Q-Tips, are used for just about anything. But, one use you might want to avoid is putting them into your ear canals. the ear canal is a delicate area, and by inserting a Q-Tip into your ear canal to clean out the ear wax …

Can preference for one or two hearing aids be predicted?

Originally posted by Jason Galster on Fri, Aug 31, 2012 @ 01:56 PM Noble, W. (2006). Bilateral hearing aids: A review of self-reports of benefit in comparison with unilateral fitting. International Journal of Audiology, 45(Supplement 1), S63-S71. This editorial discusses the clinical implications of an independent research study. This editorial does not represent the opinions of the original authors. The …

SYMPTOMS: Ear Wax, a green Circle, and Small Ear Canals

Symptoms of Ear Wax Donna, 52 had difficulty hearing Speech in a noisy room, especially women’s speech, and wanted her hearing aid turned up.  Adjusting a hearing aid is easy with the necessary software and should make an improvement, but you need to make sure the ear canal is clear.  The first rule of intervention is “Do no harm”. Donna …