Micro-suction Ear Wax Removal

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

A board

Havant Direction Board

To encourage social distancing at the Havant clinic, we are directing customers round the side alley to the back of the chemist to access the clinic. I put an Aboard by the alley to help customers find the clinic. Gosh, why didn’t I do this before ! I have been here for nearly two years

‘New Normal’

Our PPE

I am a bit tired of the saying ‘ this is the new normal’ but we know what people mean when they say it. Since returning to my wax removal clinics full time I have had to get used to working in a new way and so have my clients. In the GP surgeries in

Wickham Surgery now open

The Wickham Surgery

Good news ! Wickham surgery now open. I have been open in Havant and Petersfield for a few weeks but now, finally, Wickham is opening next week. This means I am able to offer micro suction ear wax removal 5 days a week. Havant – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Wickham – Thursday Petersfield – Friday

Havant and Petersfield

A Suction Machine and Otoscope

Good news ! Following guidance from the UK’s audiology professional bodies, we have now been given authority to safely practice the ear wax removal procedure. Clinics in Havant and Petersfield are now open and I am waiting confirmation to open the clinic in Wickham. Each room will be thoroughly cleaned between appointments and masks and

Re-opening of clinics

ear wax removal glasses

The British Society of Hearing Aids Audiologists ( our governing body) have now released guidelines with regard to micro suction ear wax removal. They have informed us that ear wax removal is not a high risk aerosol procedure. We are now able to offer this face to face appointment which will be classed as ‘essential’

Lockdown update

new room

The weekend before we went into lockdown, the clinic at Davies Pharmacy in Havant was newly decorated then disinfected top to bottom. I have sole use of the room and no-one else will have used it since. This means when I am able to reopen, the room will need disinfecting again and will be ready

Forward bookings

painful ear

As you know, I am unable to do micro suction ear wax removal procedure at the moment due to the Coronavirus lockdown. However, I am still receiving calls from people with blocked ears causing pain, discomfort and hearing loss. I do not know when I will be able to open again, but when I do,