Earwax and Glands

Earwax: Sweat and Cerumen Glands: Part 3   Glands of the Skin of the Ear Canal Earwax is the result of the action of sweat and cerumen glands in the skin lining of the outer portion of the ear canal (Figure 1).  The dermis of the skin of the cartilaginous ear canal contains two exocrine…

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Ear Device Comfort

Deep Fitting Ear Canal Device Physical Comfort   A plethora of products are worn in the ear canal – some more deeply than others.  Regardless, not all devices that fit into the ear canal are comfortable.  Physical comfort depends on at least the following factors: Ear canal sensitivity Size, as in volume, of the device…

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