Category Archives: Hearing Services

  • qtips in ears
    Ask the Hearing Doctor

    Question: Dr. Decelles, why is it that people say never to use Q-tips in my ears? Answer: People ask me this all the time! They even go on to say that, “It feels so good to clean my ears with a…

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  • ear candling
    Ear Candling – Good or Bad for Your Ears?

    Alternative Treatment - Ear Candling  | By Kristen Decelles, Audiologist What is Ear Candling? “Ear Candling” is described as an alternative form of therapy designed to pull earwax from the ears or even prevent sinus infections. Some people trace its origins…

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  • laurel yanny hearing aids
    Laurel or Yanny?

    Has the Laurel vs. Yanny sound comparison showed up in your social media feed yet? Similar to last year's Blue Dress vs. Brown Dress visual comparison - this one involves sound. An automated voice was recorded playing the word "Laurel" but…

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  • hearing doctor kristen decelles
    Ask the Hearing Doctor

    Question: Dr. Decelles, how do I even begin to approach someone who needs hearing aids about this sensitive subject? I have a friend who can’t hear like she used to and I know she’d benefit from hearing aids, but I’m worried…

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