Ear Wax Removal In Hemel Hempstead

The presence of ear wax is not an issue in itself. It is natural for the ear to generate cerumen – waxy oil that we call ear wax, which helps to save the eardrum from dust and little particles that may destroy it. Having trapped debris and waste, the ear wax eventually dries before falling out of the ear.

Anyway, if this process is upset for any reason, excessive ear wax can build up in the ear canal. This can lead to jam which may affect your hearing. In order to safely and gently clear the ear canals in the event of wax build-up. Professional ear wax removal Heml Hempstead gently and safely clears the ear canals of wax, restoring hearing.

Ear wax removal techniques

Ear wax removal should not be performed at home. Ear wax is naturally produced to save the external auditory meatus from infection, irritants, etc.

Between the middle ear and outer ear lies the tympanic membrane. Beyond this lie the ossicles (little bones in the middle ear). These are all vital for hearing and this is why you need a professional to remove the wax for you and not to attempt it yourself.

If there is damage to any of the structures you can end up with more issues than you started, infection, balance issues, hearing loss, and tinnitus. It is extremely hard to rectify these problems when the damage is done. Prevention is the top medicine.

The eyes and ear are the most delicate parts of the human body exposed to the elements.

The only self management we advise is instilling olive oil in your ear and this is just if you do not have a grommets or tympanic membrane.

Microsuction ear wax removal Hemel Hempstead service

This is a safe and dry procedure. As opposed to other procedures this is an extremely precise procedure. You will ask to add olive oil or ear drops as suggested by the pharmacist for seven days before the procedure. Impacted wax is generally hardened and adheres to the skin of the ear. By applying the oil this makes the wax softer and helps loosen it off the skin of the ear.

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Hemel Hempstead Ear Wax Removal Clinic

What is Ear Wax?

Is a yellow brown substance made from cerumen. It’s secreted in your ears to keep them free of germs, water and keeps the ear canal lubricated.

What Causes Ear Wax Build Up?

From time to time ear wax can build up. The Ear canal produces skin which can trap migrating ear wax. Hence a snow ball effect of build up.

What are the symptoms of ear wax build up?

Ear wax build up can cause hearing loss and tinnitus. It may also cause disorientation and loss of balance. If you where hearing aids it will cause whistling feedback.

What is micro suction?

Microsuction is the safest most preferred technique to remove ear wax. It’s used in hospital by ENT departments to draw out wax from the canal by gentle vacuum.

What does ear wax removal involve?

Prior to removal it’s a good idea to use olive oil drops 2 to 3 drops before bedtime 3 days before Microsuction.

How long does ear wax removal take?

Depending on how soft the ear wax is it can take between 10 to 15 minutes per side.

What are the result of ear wax removal?

Instant relief of hearing loss and pain if the wax is migrating but can not move out due to large amounts of accumulation. Relief from tinnitus.