Micro-suction Ear Wax Removal

TV appearance

Jaine Walker on BBC South Today

I meant to write about this earlier. A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to appear on South Today with a small segment about Waxaxe and Hearing Ltd. They asked for people to contact them who had shut down in the first lockdown but were now able to operate in this current lockdown.

Covid-19 Vaccination

covid vaccine card

My good news today is that I had the COVID vaccination at the weekend. As an audiologist doing close contact medical procedures such as micro suction ear wax removal, I qualified for the vaccine. The second jab is booked in April. Potential clients can now feel assured that, along with existing Covid protocols, my clinics

Healthcare Services

ear wax removal procedure

Well here we are again, Lockdown 3, ho hum…. Unlike the lockdown earlier in 2020, ear wax removal is permitted to operate as it is a medical procedure. Government guidance says that audiologists are ‘ specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector’. Therefore, I am operating all my clinics to

Welcome 2021

Happy New Year

I will be reopening for a brand new year on Monday 4th January. I am looking forward to welcoming more new customers with blocked ears for another year. I do not want to dwell on 2020….. the less said about it the better methinks. What I will say is that I replaced and upgraded all

WE ARE OPEN

we are open

Every time I try to update this blog, everything changes again ! So, as of today, Tuesday 22nd December, I am still running the micro suction wax removal clinics. Petersfield and Wickham clinics are in Tier 2 and Havant clinic is in Tier 4. However, all sites are in a clinic environment; two in GP

Hydrogen Peroxide

hydrogen peroxide

I have attached this photograph to show an extreme example of what hydrogen peroxide can do to an ear. Because the wax had been dissolved, I had to use a gentle warm water rinse to clean the ear and this was revealed once the wet wax had been washed out. I recommended olive oil drops

Open for Business

ear problem

Micro suction wax removal is classed as a medical service and is a non AGP ( aerosol generating procedure). We have Covid hygiene protocols in place and PPE. This means Waxaxe is open throughout any lockdowns and can offer a safe environment for your ear wax removal. Clinics are fully operational in Havant, Wickham and

Olive Oil

Olive Oil

People always ask ” what is the best way to stop the wax building up in my ears?”. Honestly, there’s nothing we can do to stop the build-up of wax. Our ears are the only self cleaning parts of our body and the wax has two functions. One is to migrate out of the ear

Oscope

Oscope

This weird piece of headgear that makes me look boss eyed is a brand new way for me to see into client’s ears when I am doing the micro suction wax removal procedure. It is called an Oscope. I have always used loupes before which are magnifying glasses with a light. They worked well but

Otocam 300 video otoscope

Right view from Otocam

I am very excited. I have taken delivery of my most advanced video otoscope yet. The Otocam 300 has a powerful light source that allows me to present an amazing image direct onto the computer screen. It has a built- in heater that minimises condensation and ensures a crisp, clear image. I am able to