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EARWAX REMOVAL

At Peachtree Hearing we offer a video-otoscopic examination of your ear. We use an otoscope with a tiny video camera that transmits a bright light into the ear canal and relays the image to a monitor for you to see. This technology allows both you and your audiologist to clearly visualize the inside of your ear canal to properly diagnose issues affecting comfort and hearing. Dr. Wikoff is an expert in techniques used to comfortably remove foreign bodies or alleviate the buildup of excessive cerumen (earwax) or other foreign bodies.

Dr. Wikoff performing otoscopic examination

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Earwax is a normal and healthy thing for our ears. Most people have a normal amount of earwax, and the earwax drains out of the ears by itself. Some people have too much earwax and/or their earwax does not drain properly, which means they can often end up with earwax buildup deep down in the ear canal. This can cause difficulty hearing as well as discomfort.  If you live in Marietta, GA however you are in luck.  Peachtree Hearing can help you!

Peachtree Hearing: Earwax Removal Procedure
Audiologists have different ways of removing wax based on the size of your ear canal and the location, size, and consistency the wax or other foreign bodies needing to be removed.  Often times Dr. Wikoff will use what's called a currette first. A currette is a small device with a scoop at the end that is used to gently scoop the ear wax out of the ear canal.  It is used in conjunction with a microscope to help us clearly see inside the ear.  Other times Dr. Wikoff may use suction if necessary or even flush or irrigate the ear with water. Remember that you should never try to stick anything inside of your ear canal at home.  You could force something further into the ear canal or worse damage your ear drum.  Instead call Peachtree Hearing and we'll have you taken care of in no time!

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Our Board-Certified Audiologists: Dr. Wikoff and Dr. Culberson

With over 20 years of combined experience, our board-certified audiologists, Dr. Wikoff and Dr. Culberson, are at the forefront of the audiology field. They both hold a B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science as well as a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree. Our team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in audiology and are committed to providing exceptional care and staying at the forefront of advancements in hearing health.

Unwavering Dedication to Excellence

Our audiologists maintain licensure to practice audiology in the state of Georgia and hold prestigious certifications, including board certification with the American Board of Audiology (ABA). We are proud members of leading professional organizations such as the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Georgia Academy of Audiology (GAA) and the American Tinnitus Association (ATA).

Personalized Care and Comprehensive Services

At Peachtree Hearing, we prioritize building strong relationships with our patients. We believe that listening to your concerns, understanding your lifestyle, and conducting thorough evaluations are essential for providing effective treatment. Our audiologists offer a comprehensive range of services, including advanced diagnostics, personalized hearing aid fittings, tinnitus management, assistive listening devices, and ongoing support for optimal hearing health.

Experience the Peachtree Hearing Difference

When you choose Peachtree Hearing, you're not just receiving exceptional audiology services – you're becoming a part of our caring community. We are committed to your well-being, providing long-term care, and ensuring your journey to better hearing is supported every step of the way. Trust our experienced audiologists, Dr. Wikoff and Dr. Culberson, to help you rediscover the joy of hearing and reconnect with the world around you.

Schedule a consultation with our board-certified audiologists at Peachtree Hearing today and experience the difference that personalized care can make in your hearing health journey.

Dr. Melissa Wikoff

Melissa Wikoff Au.D.

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Why Choose Peachtree Hearing for Your Hearing Care?

Alex Culberson Au.D.

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