Ear Wax Removal

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Why You Need To Stop Using Things Like Q-Tips to Remove Earwax

January 4, 2018 8:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve no doubt heard the old adage of “never put anything smaller than your own elbow inside your ear,” while then imagining what that would look like or how to do it. (You just tried it didn’t you)? While it might seem silly it’s actually true. In fact, you shouldn’t ignore it when you read advice from doctors, audiologists like us, and the instructions on a package of Q-tips. We don’t mean to yell at you but: Stop Putting Stuff Like Q-Tips In Your Ear! Seriously, ENTS and audiologists have been warning you for decades not to clean your ears... View Article

Cerumen Management: Ear Wax Removal in Long Island, NY

November 3, 2017 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Combine dead skin cells, hair and secretions from the ceruminous and sebaceous glands and you’ll have cerumen, although you probably know this substance better as ear wax. Yes, that’s right—that sticky, waxy, goldish-brown substance found in your ears is actually some pretty nasty stuff. However, as nasty as it may sound, cerumen does a lot of good. Cerumen cleans and lubricates your ear and also helps protect it from bacteria, fungi and even insects. While it may not seem like much, cerumen is actually really important to the health of your ear. While a little cerumen is good, too much... View Article

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