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Ear Candling Bellevue NE

Local resource for ear candling in Bellevue, NE. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to ear candling, earwax removal supplies, ear drops, and ear cleaners, as well as advice and content on ear wax, ear infections, and hearing loss.

Salvatore Angelo Zieno
(402) 292-9800
2227 Jefferson
Bellevue, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Wallace E Duff
(402) 393-1454
7710 Mercy Rd # 205
Omaha, NE
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Clarkson Memorial Hosp, Omaha, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Jeffrey Le Schmidt
(402) 559-5208
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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David M Chait
(402) 498-6509
555 N 30th St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Patrick E Brookhouser
(402) 498-6509
555 N 30th St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Leo Thomas Heywood
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Adam Michael Pleas
(402) 559-7777
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Russell B Smith
(402) 559-7775
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Samuel Kent Pate
(402) 559-7777
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Thomas James Dobleman
(402) 393-7050
7710 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
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Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Ear Candling�Good or Bad?

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December 13, 2005: 3:59 pm: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Ear Candling–Good or Bad?

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A man asked:

What is your opinion regarding ear candling? Do you consider it to be safe or not?

The plain truth is that ear candling is not effective. Proponents claim it can cure conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, Meniere’s disease and a host of other conditions.

A number of years ago, I investigated ear candling. In the course of my research, I couldn’t find any proven good that it does. As a result, I don’t recommend anyone wasting their money on ear candling.

As to its safety, you are literally playing with fire–and when you play with fire you can get burned as a result. Don’t kid yourself, it does happen.

Audiologist Heather Shenk has written an excellent article on ear candling called “Ear Candling: A Fool Proof Method, or Proof of Foolish Methods?” Her article gives the history of ear candling from ancient times to the present, its supposed benefits and what really happens when you ear candle. Read this article before either your wallet or your ears get burned.

Her article is at http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/arc_disp.asp?article_id=1501 .

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