Online Appointment Bookings Guidelines
1.You can now book your appts online during or after working hours
2. We take a £20 deposit for all ear wax removal or hearing test appointments.
3. If you cannot find a suitable slot please call us on 0121 369 0780 and our secretary Jenny will book you in to a suitable slot if the online diary does not allow it
4. Once a appointment has been booked an automated email with all the details of your appt will be sent across to you via email.
5. Please arrive on time for your appointment as we can get very busy
Our audiologists have 10 years of experience working with ENT consultants on micro-suction clinics and are insured and qualified. This implies wax removal from the eardrum may be done properly, which most practitioners struggle with because it takes a lot of experience.
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Our audiologists have ten years of experience working with ENT consultants in micro-suction clinics and are insured and qualified. This implies wax removal from the eardrum may be done properly, which most practitioners struggle with because it takes a lot of experience.
The safer way to remove ear wax is according to NICHE guidelines. A little suction safely removes ear wax. Useful for earbuds or wax against the ear drum from poor irrigation. Our cutting-edge endoscopic micro suction gives all patients a before-and-after eardrum micro suction video.
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We would not recommend Q Twists, hopi ear candles or any of its derivatives as we have found these to cause wax to be pushed right to the back of the ear. This can cause the eardrum to perforate or at the very least cause trauma to the ear.
Every PX is different and every circumstance we see is different.
Some px’s need regular ear wax removal every 6-12 months however it is difficult to identify when a px requires it as they usually cannot see inside their ears to establish of they need to bring forward intervention.
A good trick would be to buy a small ear endoscope which can be purchased from Amazon for £5-10 pounds which will allow you to look in you ears regularly and gage when it might be a good idea to come in to have wax removed rather then wait for ears to completely block.
Ear wax removal can help with vertigo. Your balance organ (vestibular saccule) is connected to your ears and any blockage of the ear canal can affect the compliance of your eardrum and in turn affect middle ear pressure which can make you disorientated and cause vertigo.
We often find when removing ear wax from the eardrum itself px can suddenly become very dizzy as the pressure is released of the eardrum which can cause some very temporary rotary dizziness which lasts for a 1-2 mins before fatiguing.
We always advice a qualified Audiologist or a practitioner nurse with experience in ear nose and throat.
Any other practitioner with a background not in Audiology simply wont have the experience to deal with complex difficult cases and you usually want a audiologist with 100’s of ear wax removal procedures under their belt.
We have dealt with so many cases were by patients have had terrible experiences with practitioners who have made glaring mistakes
Ear wax removal drops usually peroxide based including name brands like Otex and Sodium bicarbonate drops are great for breaking down hard abrasive wax in the ear ready for ear wax removal.
In some instances they can break down wax sufficiently to the extent were by earwax removal may not be required as the wax has sufficiently dissolved, however we find that this in most cases depends on the size of the cavity.
We usually deal with a lot of cases were by the wax has turned in to a semi liquid which slides down the ear canal and settles on the drum completely sealing the canal. and causing complete deafness,
Our Audiologists cover the following areas
Birmingham (4 clinics )
We offer Home visit services for ear wax removal for all our patients who can sometimes find it difficult to leave homes due to mobility and other health concerns. Our cost for home visits varies depending on location. Please get in touch with us to get a quote.