Microsuction Ear Wax Removal London

Microsuction Treatment

Experience safe, effective, and painless ear wax removal with our microsuction procedure at Kensington Hearing in London. All microsuction procedures are carried out by HCPC-registered Audiologists.

One of the key treatments we offer is Microsuction Ear Wax Removal, a safe and effective procedure designed to keep your ears clean and your hearing clear.

With our team of experienced professionals, we’re dedicated to providing you with the highest standard of care in a comfortable and welcoming environment.  Microsuction appointments last 20 minutes this includes the consultation, the actual procedure time can range from 2-10 Minutes. 

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What Is Microsuction Ear Wax Removal?

Microsuction is a modern and clinically safe method of ear wax removal. Unlike traditional methods such as ear syringing or ear irrigation, microsuction involves the use of a magnifcation to view the ear canal and a medical suction device to gently remove the wax. This allows for a more precise and controlled treatment, reducing the risk of infection or damage to the ear canal.

The procedure is typically painless and doesn’t require any pre-treatment with ear drops. It’s a preferred method for ear wax removal by many healthcare professionals due to its safety and effectiveness. Whether you’re experiencing symptoms of ear wax build-up, such as hearing loss or discomfort, or you simply want to ensure your ears are clean, microsuction is an effective treatment.

At Kensington Hearing, we’re proud to offer this advanced procedure to our patients. Our team of skilled professionals are trained in microsuction ear wax removal, ensuring a comfortable experience. 

Benefits of Microsuction Ear Wax Removal

Microsuction is a preferred method of ear wax removal for many reasons. At Kensington Hearing, we believe in providing the best care for our patients, and that includes using the most effective and comfortable procedures available. Here are some of the key benefits of microsuction ear wax removal:

  • Safety: Microsuction is considered one of the safest methods of ear wax removal. Unlike syringing or irrigation, it does not involve introducing water into the ear, which can sometimes lead to infections or perforation of the eardrum.

  • Comfort: Many patients find microsuction to be a comfortable procedure. It’s typically painless, and the gentle suction can be less intrusive than other methods.

  • Effectiveness: Microsuction provides immediate results. It’s highly effective at removing wax, even when the wax is hard or impacted.

  • No Pre-Treatment Required: With microsuction, there’s usually no need for weeks of pre-treatment with drops, making it a quicker solution for ear wax buildup.

  • Suitable for Most Patients: Microsuction is suitable for almost everyone, including people with narrow ear canals, perforated eardrums, or those who have previously had ear surgery.

  • Our Microsuction Ear Wax Removal Process

    At Kensington Hearing, we prioritize your comfort and safety during the microsuction ear wax removal process. Here’s what you can expect during your appointment:

    1. Consultation: Our audiologist will start by asking about your medical history and any symptoms you’re experiencing. This helps us ensure that microsuction is the right procedure for you.

    2. Ear Examination: Using a special microscope, we’ll examine your ear to assess the amount and type of wax build-up.

    3. Microsuction Procedure: If microsuction is suitable, we’ll proceed with the procedure. The audiologist will use a medical suction device to gently remove the ear wax while viewing your ear canal through the microscope. This allows for precise and thorough wax removal.

    4. Post-Procedure Check: After the procedure, we’ll check your ear again to ensure all wax has been removed and your ear canal is healthy. We’ll also provide aftercare advice.

    5. Follow-Up Care: If necessary, we’ll arrange a follow-up appointment to monitor your progress or address any ongoing issues.

    Our team of experienced audiologists are dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable, and effective microsuction ear wax removal experience. We use state-of-the-art equipment and adhere to the highest standards of patient care.

Why Choose Kensington Hearing for Microsuction Ear Wax Removal

At Kensington Hearing, we pride ourselves on our commitment to providing the highest standard of ear care in London. Our team of audiologists are highly trained and experienced in microsuction ear wax removal, ensuring a safe and comfortable experience for all our patients.

Our clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, allowing us to perform the procedure with precision and care. We adhere to strict hygiene standards, and our friendly staff is always on hand to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have.

But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what some of our satisfied patients have to say:

I was nervous about having my ear wax removed, but the team at Kensington Hearing made me feel at ease. The procedure was quick and painless, and I could hear clearly again immediately afterwards. I highly recommend their services.” – John D., Kensington

The staff at Kensington Hearing are professional and caring. They explained the microsuction procedure to me in detail and answered all my questions. The procedure itself was comfortable, and my hearing improved significantly.” – Sarah M., Chelsea

Preparing for Your Microsuction Ear Wax Removal Appointment

To ensure the best possible outcome from your microsuction ear wax removal procedure, there are a few steps you can take to prepare:

  • Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water in the days leading up to your appointment can help soften the wax in your ears, making it easier to remove.

  • Avoid Ear Plugs and Headphones: In the 24 hours before your appointment, try to avoid using ear plugs, headphones, or anything else that could push the wax further into your ear.

  • Inform Us of Any Ear Conditions: If you have a history of ear conditions or have recently experienced any ear pain, discharge, or hearing loss, please let us know before your appointment.

  • Relax: It’s normal to feel a bit nervous before the procedure, especially if it’s your first time. Rest assured, our team will do everything they can to make you feel comfortable and at ease.

Remember, our team is here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions or concerns about preparing for your microsuction ear wax removal appointment, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

FAQs About Microsuction Ear Wax Removal

At Kensington Hearing, we understand that you may have questions about the microsuction ear wax removal procedure. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:

Q: Is microsuction ear wax removal safe? A: Yes, microsuction is considered one of the safest methods for ear wax removal. It is a non-invasive procedure performed by our trained professionals using specialised equipment.

Q: Does the procedure hurt? A: No, microsuction ear wax removal is generally painless. Some patients may experience a slight discomfort due to the suction, but this is usually minimal and temporary.

Q: How long does the procedure take? A: The procedure typically takes between 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the amount of wax to be removed.

Q: How often should I get microsuction ear wax removal? A: The frequency of microsuction ear wax removal varies from person to person. Our professionals at Kensington Hearing will provide personalised advice based on your specific needs.

Q: Can I return to my normal activities after the procedure? A: Yes, you can resume your normal activities immediately after the procedure. There is no downtime associated with microsuction ear wax removal.


Ready to experience the benefits of microsuction ear wax removal? At Kensington Hearing, we’re committed to providing safe, effective, and comfortable ear care services. Our team of experienced professionals is ready to assist you.

Don’t let ear wax buildup affect your hearing and quality of life. Book your microsuction ear wax removal appointment with Kensington Hearing today.

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