“Can you hear out of this ear?” the nurse asked me. “Yes,” I replied. She proceeded to pull out the nastiest wax I’d ever seen. “I THOUGHT I could hear,” came my next words.
Ear health isn’t a topic that will trend on Twitter any time soon but it’s important for sound engineers and musicians.
Usually, we are only told to avoid prolonged exposure to high sound pressure levels. There’s much more we should be doing and it starts with knowing how our ears clean themselves.
What is earwax?
Cerumen, commonly called earwax, serves as a self-cleaning agent with protective, lubricating, and antibacterial properties. [click to continue »]