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What is the best way to clean my ears?

July 12, 2018

Believe it or not, this is one of the most frequently asked questions I get as a hearing professional. But before I answer it, I first like to remind people why we have earwax. Cerumen, often referred to as earwax, is produced by the ear for several different reasons. It collects dirt, debris and bacteria, preventing unwanted foreign bodies from entering the ear. Earwax also has lubrication properties to keep the ears from getting dry ...

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Watching TV with Hearing Aids

July 3, 2018

When meeting with your hearing healthcare provider, you were probably given a questionnaire asking about situations where hearing is challenging. If TV was on that list, your provider may have discussed some solutions to help make TV listening easier and more enjoyable. Like many people, you might have decided to ‘just start’ with the hearing aids, knowing you could add those additional solutions down the road. If you are still having difficulty hearing the TV ...

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