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Book an earwax removal appointment

You can book a quick and easy earwax removal service with the team at Hidden Hearing. Until now, earwax removal options have been expensive, but Hidden Hearing offers an affordable solution.

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How are earwax blockages removed?

Earwax is a naturally occurring substance in the ear canal. It’s actually good for your ears, helping to keep the skin healthy and prevent infection at the same time. Some people suffer from excessive earwax, and this can be managed by the use of drops or irrigation. Wax can cause hearing loss, and it can interfere with a hearing test or the use of a hearing aid

How much is an earwax removal? 

Our earwax consultation and earwax removal fee is €70 for both. Your wax consultation fee of €70 covers the discussion, assessment by screening, removal of any wax (whether present or not), video otoscopy, a general ear health check-up, and any advice needed.

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At Hidden Hearing, we use the latest technology, and we carry out best practices in Ear Irrigation and Microsuction, as appropriate.

Hidden Hearing earwax removal services

In most cases, earwax works its way out on its own, and there is no need to remove it. However, if earwax is blocking your ear canal and causing hearing loss, it may require removal using one of the following methods:

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1. Microsuction

Microsuction is the safest and quickest method of earwax removal. This method is also used to safely remove foreign bodies present in the ear canal.

"Wax is basically a self-cleaning service for our ears, and it protects the sensitive ear canal from things like bacteria and debris (which can cause infections). Never put anything in your ear yourself, and, if you are bothered by the feeling of a blockage, just see your GP or a hearing specialist," advises Yvonne Doyle, Audiologist of the Year, Hidden Hearing.

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2. Ear Irrigation

Ear irrigation is a procedure where water (at body temperature) is injected into the ear by the irrigator, which controls the water pressure, to ensure that the ear cannot be damaged. Under the gentle force of the water, the earwax is softened and dislodged, and the wax is carried out of the ear.

As well as being fully qualified, our audiologists receive additional specialist training in both ear Irrigation and "dry mopping" (which keeps the discharging ear dry) from Aston University Birmingham & Newcastle University.

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Terms and conditions

An appointment is necessary for earwax removal. Our earwax consultation and earwax removal fee is €70 for both. Your wax consultation fee of €70 covers the discussion, assessment by screening, removal of any wax (whether present or not), video otoscopy and a general ear health check-up, as well as any professional advice provided by one of our experts. At Hidden Hearing, we use the latest technology, and we carry out best practices in ear irrigation and Microsuction, as appropriate. The charge goes into effect on June 8th. Payments must be made by credit card only.

Call 1 800 818 808 to book your appointment - or book your appointment online.

6 common signs of hearing loss

Changes in your hearing may be a sign of earwax build-up, but they can also be a sign of hearing loss. Study the 6 common signs of hearing loss to learn what to look out for:

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Difficulty following conversations
You have difficulty following group conversations (or when background noise is present).
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Phone conversations are unclear
You have trouble following phone conversations in both quiet and noisy places.
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People seem to be mumbling.
You often ask people to repeat themselves. Sounds seem unclear, or people sound like they are mumbling.
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Difficulty locating sounds
You have difficulty locating where sounds are coming from.
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Signs of tinnitus
You experience ringing or buzzing sounds in your ears.
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Turning up the TV too loud
Your friends and family say you turn the television up too loud.