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Ear Candling Lewiston ME

Local resource for ear candling in Lewiston, ME. 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.

Michael John Samson
(207) 725-4455
44 Elm St
Topsham, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Hearing Healthcare Assoc. Inc.
(207) 228-6728
44 Elm St
Topsham, ME
Hours
SundayClosed
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Harry H Payton
(207) 797-5753
1250 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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DeMetri Antoniou
(207) 774-1775
15 Sewall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Richard Calvin Edwards
(207) 973-7000
489 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Central Maine Audiology
(888) 407-9839
475 Pleasant Street Suite 11
Lewiston, ME
Services
Central Maine Audiology is the premier audiology and hearing aid provider in Central Maine. Formerly H.E.A.R., Inc., we provide diagnostic hearing evaluations and hearing aid services, specializing in digital technology.
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Great Scott Audiology, PA
(207) 504-5157
331 Maine St Ste 4A
Brunswick, ME
Services
Services include: hearing evaluations, site of lesion testing, immittance measures, hearing aid evaluation, repair and adjustments and central auditory processing testing
Hours
SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 04:30 PM ,ThursdayClosed ,Friday09:00 AM - 12:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Jay David Raisen
(207) 885-0200
69 Us Route 1
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Osama Ea El Silimy
(207) 492-1377
73 Sweden Street
Caribou, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Erwin Bartholomeus Seywerd
(207) 622-1445
79 Arsenal St
Augusta, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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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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