Category Archives: Ear

How Our Hearing Works- with Eddy the Ear

This short video explains the basics of hearing that all ages can enjoy and understand.

How Loud is Loud?

How do you know when a sound is too loud and might be damaging to your hearing?

What Causes Noise induced hearing loss?

Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most common causes of hearing loss we see in our practice today. If you feel you’re experiencing similar symptoms call our office and get an appointment to discuss how we can help you immediately.

To Clean Or Not To Clean Earwax

Earwax build-up is one of the most common conditions I see on a daily basis. This article from the Wall Street Journal gives an excellent overview of the “Good, Bad…. ( I would add) …the Pain and Hearing loss “ which can result from self–care wax cleaning techniques. I typically clean ears using my microscope for visualization along with a curette and suction. I see many patients for ear wax buildup due to the use […]

What Does An Otolaryngologist Do?

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair / in/goll/oh / jee) is the earliest medical specialized area in the United States. Otolaryngologists are doctors trained in the surgical as well as medical management and treatment of clients with illness and conditions of the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and allergies. They are typically referred to as ENT physicians. Their unique abilities consist of diagnosing and handling illness of the sinuses, larynx (voice box), elements within oral cavity, and upper throat […]