Ear wax removal Clapham

Are you looking for a reliable and pain-free ear wax removal service in Clapham? Say goodbye to Ear wax pain with our expert ear wax removal service from Clapham

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Microsuction ear wax removal Clapham

Our specialist ear care clinic offers pain-free and safe removal of ear wax at reasonable prices. Our professional and experienced staff use the latest techniques to ensure a comfortable and efficient removal process. Trust us for your ear health needs at affordable prices.

Ear wax

Ear wax, scientifically known as cerumin, is a natural substance produced in the ear canal. It acts as a lubricant, protects the skin of the ear canal, and helps to trap dirt and other particles to prevent them from reaching and potentially damaging the eardrum. In normal amounts, ear wax is not harmful and will naturally migrate out of the ear. However, excessive or impacted ear wax can lead to hearing problems or discomfort and may require medical intervention to remove.

Advantages of ear wax removal in Clapham for your well-being

Removing excessive ear wax can provide several benefits for your overall ear health and well-being. Some of these benefits include:

  • Improved hearing: Excessive or impacted ear wax can block the ear canal and lead to decreased hearing. By removing the blockage, your hearing can be improved.
  • Prevention of infections: Wax build-up can create an environment that is conducive to the growth of bacteria, increasing the risk of ear infections. Removing ear wax regularly can help prevent infections.
  • Relief of discomfort: Impacted ear wax can cause pain, itching, and fullness in the ear. Removing the wax can bring relief from these symptoms.
  • Protection of the eardrum: The ear drum is a delicate structure that can be damaged by impacted ear wax or other foreign objects. Removing ear wax regularly helps to prevent damage to the eardrum.

By scheduling an ear wax removal appointment, you can ensure that your ears are healthy and functioning properly. This can help improve your overall quality of life and prevent potential ear related health problems in the future.

Symptoms of an ear wax build-up

Excess ear wax production

Excess ear wax production can lead to several issues, including:

  • Hearing difficulties: Excessive ear wax can build up and block the ear canal, making it difficult to hear. This can lead to a temporary or permanent loss of hearing.
  • Pain and discomfort: Impacted ear wax can cause pain, itching, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and a feeling of fullness in the ear.
  • Increased risk of infections: Excess ear wax provides a breeding ground for bacteria and other microbes, which can increase the risk of ear infections.

Ear candling in Clapham

We do not offer ear candling due to safety concerns. Ear candling involves inserting a hollow candle into the ear canal and lighting it in order to remove ear wax. However, this practice is not supported by medical evidence and can be harmful, as it can cause burns, puncture the eardrum, or push ear wax further into the ear canal. For these reasons, we prioritize safe and effective methods of ear wax removal for our patients.

Ear Syringing
Ear Syringing

Ear syringing in Calpham

Ear syringing, which involves flushing out earwax with a syringe of warm water, is no longer considered a safe or effective method for removing earwax. Instead, most ear health professionals now recommend using ear drops to soften the wax, followed by gentle removal with microsuction. Our clinic has opted not to offer ear syringing as a service due to the potential risks it poses, including damage to the ear drum, infection, and worsening of symptoms.
We prioritize our patients’ safety and comfort and believe that there are more effective and safer methods for removing earwax.

Ear wax removal at home

Unable to come to our clinic for ear wax removal? No problem, our audiologist will bring our e-microsuction equipment to your home. Book a home visit today.

Children's ear wax removal at home

How do I schedule a Clapham appointment for ear wax removal?

In just 36 minutes, you can give your ears some relief. Begin by strolling to Clapham Common train station and hopping on the Northern line train that runs from High Barnet via Charing Cross to Stockwell. Once you arrive at Stockwell, board the Victoria line from Walthamstow Central to Green Park. From there, catch the Jubilee line going from Stanmore to Bond Street. We’re only a short 6-minute walk from Bond Street station.

How much is ear wax removal in Clapham

We charge £85 for one or both ears.


Where can I book an ear wax removal Clapham appointment?

We’re just a stone throw away.
Travel from Clampham to our 126 Wigmore St clinic to get instant Ear relief in 36 minutes.

Can you recommend an ear wax microsuction clinic in Clapham?

Yes, however, you may need to make a quick trip out of Clampham to our Wigmore St clinic. We have checked and it’s only a 36-minute journey. And if you’d like an even more convenient option, we can offer you an ear wax removal home visit.

What is ear microsuction?

Ear microsuction can be likened to an ear vacuum. It is essentially the process of cleaning out your ear wax safely with a suction machine whilst using a microscope as the primary viewing equipment. The suction machine is used at calibrated pressure levels to remove ear wax safely from your ears. “Micro” refers to the microscope used to look into your ears during this procedure, while “suction” refers to the machine used to draw out the ear wax, hence “microsuction”.

Endoscopic wax removal is a more advanced option for looking into your ears during ear cleaning as it provides a real-time view of your ears. We always offer our customers endoscopic wax removal as a first option because it is the most advanced technique. Most of our clients enjoy seeing the video recording of the ear cleaning process. We use our CE-marked endoscope called VerifEYEd View.

What is the best way to remove ear wax?

Various techniques can be used for professional ear cleaning. The best technique depends on the nature of ear wax to be removed.

Our preferred method at Verified Hearing is endoscopic wax removal using a suction machine because this is the most advanced technique. However, in some cases, we would need to use a sterilised instrument, such as a Jobson Horne or ear hook, to remove the ear wax gently. Patients sensitive to loud sounds or who suffer from tinnitus may find the sound of a suction machine unpleasant. So, we tend to avoid using it in such cases.

Although ear irrigation is becoming less and less popular, there are times when this is the most suitable technique for ear wax removal. In such cases, we do not hesitate to employ it, using only the safest irrigation machine.

Does Verified Hearing offer children’s ear wax removal services?

Yes. We have a senior paediatric audiologist who is part of our team. We can safely clear ear wax from your child’s ear(s).

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