The Gold Standard Ear Wax Removal Technique
Ear wax is a natural substance produced by glands in the skin of the outer ear canal. It acts as a helpful coating for the ear canal so removal of it is not necessary. However, in cases of ear blockage or excessive ear wax build up, it may be necessary to remove the impacted or excessive ear wax.
Excessive wax build up can be caused by putting small objects in your ears like a hearing aid, hairpins or headphones. Inserting these objects in your ear pushes the wax further down the ear canal.
A build-up of earwax in your ear can cause:
These problems will usually improve once the excess earwax has been removed.
For more information about ear wax and our home ear wax removal via microsuction at Clear Ear Treatments, please don't hesitate to get in touch to speak to an expert.
Ear wax can be removed through one of three techniques.
Based on medical research and guidelines, microsuction is regarded as the gold standard by the medical profession in the treatment of excessive wax build up. We offer both in clinic and a home ear wax removal service at Clear Ear Treatments.
This is the process of removing wax from the ear canal via a controlled pressured water pump. This process is regarded safer then ear syringing and particularly effective amongst children if they struggle to sit still.
Ear syringing has largely been replaced by water ear irrigation and is no longer seen by the NHS as the first choice of treatment for the removal of excessive ear wax.
The microsuction procedure is relatively straightforward and should only last around 30 minutes. Before your treatment begins our specialists will ask you some medical related questions, regarding your ears and any medication that could have an impact on the wax removal procedure such as warfarin.
We will then view your ear canals to assess how much excessive wax there is and the best way to give you perfect clear ears.
For the actual microsuction, we will use a microscope and specula to access the ear canal. We will then use a microsuction tool to gently suck out any excessive ear wax. When this is complete we will re-examine the ear canal to make sure that your ear canal is clear.
If you are undergoing microsuction in our pharmacy at Alsager, our specialists team will be able to give you a full ear examination. In some cases, you may be experiencing ear problems because of an underlying infection, rather than ear wax build up. In such a case, we will be able to discuss and refer you to a doctor if necessary.
If you would like to book a mobile or home microsuction ear wax removal service in Alsager, Manchester, Staffordshire, Cheshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Essex or Oxford (as well as any surrounding location within 40 miles), please get in touch with us at Clear Ear Treatments to book an appointment.
25 Lawton Road,
Alsager, ST7 2AA