Archive for August 2020

Wax Removal. Can I Do It Myself?

Wax Removal. Can I Do It Myself?
Ear wax, otherwise known as cerumen, is naturally produced for three reasons. First is to lubricate the delicate tissue in the ear canal from drying out. Second is to protect from foreign bodies and infection. Lastly, wax protects your eardrum from outside intrusions. Removing earwax on your own is possible, however, you won’t know if... Read more »

You Had Your Hearing Evaluated, Now What?

You Had Your Hearing Evaluated, Now What?
If you’ve been in to see an Audiologist, congratulations on taking the first step. An Audiologist can address concerns with balance, tinnitus, and hearing. But what happens next? If there were no issues detected, lucky you. We’ve sent you home and showed you how to protect your ears from preventable damage due to loud sounds.... Read more »

How to Read an Audiogram

How to Read an Audiogram
The results of a hearing test are usually plotted on a graph, otherwise known as an audiogram. The size of these graphs can vary but there are two measurements to look for. First are the softest sounds heard, and second, the clarity of speech. The horizontal part of the graph represents pitch or frequency. Consider... Read more »
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