Whistling Hearing Aids

Whistling Hearing Aids

Some years ago one of the biggest things that irritating people about their hearing aids was feedback. Older hearing aids would often make a high pitched scream, like a whistle. This would most commonly occur when the person was close to a surface or another person,...
What is Cauliflower Ear?

What is Cauliflower Ear?

If you’ve watched a professional rugby match, you might have noticed some players’ ears look lumpy or swollen. This is called Cauliflower Ear. This swelling occurs as a result of a blood clot that forms after physical trauma to the outer ear. What is...
Can ear wax damage my hearing?

Can ear wax damage my hearing?

Ear wax- the sticky substance all of our ears produce- has a bit of a bad reputation. Is it normal, why is it there, and how should one remove it? While ear wax serves an important purpose, there are cases where it can become blocked or impacted. This can have long...
How should I clean my ears?

How should I clean my ears?

When it comes to ear hygiene, both the biggest hero and the biggest villain is ear wax. This sticky substance that healthy ears naturally produce is extremely helpful in trapping debris, repelling water, resisting infection and preventing insects and other...