How Best to Visualize the Ear? The Nose Knows

July 1, 2005

The next time you need to visualize the ear canal during cerumen removal, don't reach for an otoscope, which can obstruct the canal. Instead, use a nasal speculum to open up the ear canal.

The next time you need to visualize the ear canal during cerumen removal, don't reach for an otoscope, which can obstruct the canal. Instead, use a nasal speculum to open up the ear canal.