Do your ears feel blocked, or perhaps sounds are feeling a bit muffled? It may be time for you to consider booking ear wax removal.
But what is it, and what can you expect from your appointment?
Well, let us walk you through a typical ear wax removal appointment at The Hearing Care Partnership.
What is ear wax removal?
Ear wax is a naturally occurring secretion that everyone has and in most cases, it is something we can leave alone as it will naturally work its way out of the ear. However, there are occasions when this does not happen and the excess ear wax can build up. This is when a professional ear wax removal will be needed.
Clinicians will typically use one of three methods to remove ear wax, and this is dependent on the level of wax build-up, visual inspection of the ear canal and any pre-existing medical conditions the individual may have. These methods are: