How Do You Safely Clean Your Ears?

We’ve all heard the saying “Don’t put anything smaller than your elbow inside your ears”. While this saying is meant to be funny, it still is very true.  A minimal amount of cerumen in the ears is actually healthy and prevents dirt/debris from entering the ear canal. An excessive amount of cerumen can cause pain…

Hearing Versus Speech Understanding

Speech understanding is one of the main issues that people experience with hearing loss. Patients often say, “I can hear people talking, but I can’t understand what they are saying!” So, why does this problem occur? One of the main reasons is the configuration of the patients hearing loss. For most patients who have hearing…