If your ears feel clogged and your hearing is reduced, this could be due to a build-up of earwax. Our highly qualified nurses will be able to decide whether you need this treatment by carrying out a full assessment.
Microsuction ear wax removal is a simple, safe, and gentle procedure that uses a small suction and vacuum-like machine to gently remove wax. There is no water involved, it’s completely pain-free and is suitable for any age patient. What’s more, there’s no downtime afterwards so you can get back to your day. The treatment itself takes less than 30 minutes.
It’s one of the most effective ways to clean your ears and is approved by medical professionals all over the world. This is not just because it’s comfortable but also gentle on the ears and their lining. It can also be used on all ages, as well as those who use hearing aids.
Ear wax stops bacteria and debris from getting into the ear canal and helps to keep the ear lubricated. Naturally, our bodies drain ear wax but when too much is created, you might experience hearing problems and frequent ear infections.
Other common symptoms that mean you might need microsuction ear wax removal are:
You may have previously used cotton buds, but this should be avoided as they push the ear wax deeper into the ear canal. This not only leads to impacted ear wax but ear infections and a greater build-up.
Our Bristol ear wax services are available in clinic and at home, where a trained and specialist nurse will use the safest and most comfortable method to remove the ear wax.
Your appointment will begin with a full assessment where we’ll conduct a physical examination of your ears and ask some questions to understand your ear health in full.
We’ll then explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have.
During the procedure, a gentle suction tube and magnifier will be inserted into your ear to remove any wax. Once done, another examination will be carried out to ensure optimum ear health.
Before you leave, we’ll also provide some advice and recommendations going forward.
Please note we always advise a drop of olive oil 3–4 times daily for 3–5 days prior to your appointment to soften the wax.
In Clinic | 1hr | £65