WHY IS PROFESSIONAL EAR WAX REMOVAL NECESSARY?

Why You Might Need Professional Ear Wax Removal

Have you ever experienced dizziness, ear pain, itchy ears, reduced hearing and/or pressure in the ear canal? If you have experienced any of these symptoms, you may benefit from professional ear wax management. This is referred to as cerumen management by hearing care professionals. While some individuals can benefit from using wax removal kits, a consultation with a professional is recommended to ensure it is safe or is the best course of treatment for you. The use of cotton swobs, bobby pins, keys, or other small items should always be avoided, they have the potential to move wax deeper into the ear canal, which can lead to wax impaction or even harm the delicate ear structures. 

But don’t worry, ear wax is completely normal. Everyone has ear wax, it is produced by glands in your ear canal to help trap dust and protect your ears from potential damages. The issue here isn’t ear wax itself, but the quantity and buildup of ear wax. While we all produce ear wax, some of us produce a lot more than others.

Do you need our ear wax removal services? We currently have a select number of locations with providers certified in cerumen management, however appointments are limited at this time. Contact your local clinic to find out if a provider is available, if not we recommend contacting your family doctor or public health provider to get the care you need.

WHERE TO GET YOUR EARS CLEANED IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Ear Wax Removal & Ear Wax Cleaning in BC

At NexGen Hearing, we are here to help with all things that relate to your hearing health. We currently have certified ear wax management providers at select locations only. Whether you’re concerned about possible ear damage from past ear cleaning experiences or simply looking for an ear wax removal check up, we can help.

Ear wax removal procedures are known to often improve hearing from excessive wax build ups. If you feel as though your ear canal is blocked, itchy or pressured, you should address the situation as soon as possible. To book an appointment for ear wax removal services with an available certified provider please call your local clinic to confirm service availability. Or let us know how we can connect you to a participating location nearest you.

For your safety the clinician will review your ear health before proceeding with treatment. You should visit your primary care provider or otolaryngologist (ENT) if you have any of the following: history of earache; ear surgery; ear drainage; heart condition; use blood thinners; daily use of aspirin; diabetes; temporal bone fracture; outer or middle ear infections; perforation (hole) in the eardrum; or any other condition placing either of us at risk if exposed to blood.

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ANSWERS ABOUT HEARING AIDS AND MORE

Frequently Asked Questions

The timeline can vary somewhat from one manufacturer of hearing aids to another, and it can also depend on current inventory and wait times, etc. When you are ready to make your hearing aid purchase, one of our NexGen Hearing specialists will advise the approximate timeline to get your hearing aid(s) as well as building in time for fitting and adjustment.

When you visit the BC NexGen Hearing centre near you and speak with one of our hearing specialists, she or he will advise on the hearing aid or hearing devices that will work best for your specific hearing needs and goals. We stand by all the hearing aid manufacturers and brands offered at NexGen Hearing centres, but we don’t necessarily have a preference for one – it really depends on your situation and how we can best help you hear better.

The hearing aid specialists at NexGen Hearing clinics in BC want you to feel comfortable and be happy about hearing the sounds of your world. When the hearing aid or hearing devices first come into the clinic from the manufacturer, we will meet with you for fitting and make adjustments as needed. Should you at any point feel less than comfortable with your hearing aid(s), don’t hesitate to get in touch with a NexGen Hearing clinician or hearing aid specialist so that we can help you get a better fit for your hearing device(s).

At NexGen Hearing, we are proud to offer a 90-day trial period for your new hearing aids, with no money down for 21 days. If you are not satisfied with your purchase at the end of this trial, 100% of your money will be refunded.