Ear wax removal for immediate relief

Suffering from itchy, aching or blocked ears?

Ear wax is good for the health of your ears and it plays an important role in preventing infection and removing debris from the ear canal. Some people can be prone to producing more ear wax than others, which can lead to irritation, infection or hearing loss. Everyone is different and some people just suffer more than most.

Using earphones or ear plugs can also encourage ear wax build up and if you use cotton buds (which we never recommend) you could be pushing and compacting ear wax further into your ear canal, causing it to harden and become compacted. This could lead to permanent damage.

If you are suffering with itchy, aching or blocked ears, get in touch with your local Peninsula Hearing Care clinic to make an appointment to see us.

Symptoms of ear wax complaints

If you are suffering with any of these symptoms, you could have excess or impacted ear wax that needs treatment:

  • Itchy ears
  • Discharge from the ear
  • Sensation of fullness in the ear
  • Sounds are muffled
  • Ringing sound (tinnitus)
  • Dizzyness
  • Vertigo
  • Ear ache
  • Coughing

Our professional audiologists are here to help. Find your local Peninsula Hearing Care clinic and request an appointment for ear wax removal.

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Causes of ear wax complaints

Ear wax plays a vital role in preventing infection and stopping debris from entering the ear canal. However, some people are prone to excessive build up which can lead to irritation, hearing loss or infection if not treated.

Certain skin conditions, like eczema, can contribute to excess ear wax. Using ear plugs and in-ear headphones can encourage wax build up. Using cotton buds, which we never recommend, can cause wax to compact and harden, leading to permanent damage.

How does ear wax removal work?

We use micro-suction wax removal to offer you immediate relief.

Ear wax removal by micro-suction is a no-fuss, safe and pain-free method of removal and uses a fine suction tube to gently remove excess wax from the ear canal. No liquids are used, it’s clean, non-invasive and allows your Peninsula Audiologist to clearly see into the ear canal.

We do not offer the alternative method, ear syringing, as it has been recognised as potentially harmful by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, and is no longer recommended.

Ear wax removal is no longer available on the NHS and no ENT referral is need. Find your local Peninsula Hearing Care clinic to make an appointment.

Affordable relief

Since September 2020 ear wax removal is no longer available through the NHS so it is important that people suffering from ear wax complaints have access to the relief they need, quickly and affordably.

Patient care is at the heart of what we do, which is why we’ve kept our prices low – wax removal costs just £50 for one ear, or £80 for both ears. Get in touch with your local clinic to find out more about ear wax removal from a professional Peninsula Audiologist.

This service is available at our local clinics

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What our customers say about us

Malcolm Parkes
6. February, 2024
Attend there on a regular basis. Friendly, helpful and caring!
Shivjot Dhanju
22. September, 2023
Fantastic service, very friendly staff and I will definitely be recommending to friends and family
Rob Clifford MBE
20. September, 2023
If you need your Ears Mending & not Bending then Peninsula Hearing Care cannot be praised highly enough! Emma and her colleagues at Teignmouth have come to my rescue at short notice on two occasions in the last 6 months. The first was after a long haul flight in April following a wax removal treatment in the Far East which was not really satisfactory. The second occasion was a couple of weeks ago when I thought it prudent to have ears checked prior to another long haul flight returning to The Orient. On both occasions sterling work was carried out by Emma & her Audiologist colleague who's name I can't recall, between them they cleared my ears of hairy "birds nests" and wax cheerfully and with real interest in me as a person rather than just a patient! As an extra bonus I have noticed that my Tinnitus does not seem as severe. I can not stress enough on how quickly efforts were made to fit me in and I will be certainly booking in regularly now just to keep a check on my aural condition..Thank you again Peninsula and I look forward to visiting again
Greg Thomson
6. July, 2023
As a visitor from Canada, I recently had a couple of issues with my hearing aids and charging unit. I was very impressed with the friendly and helpful service I received, with the staff recognizing that I was a long way from home and needed help with my hearing issues. I can't recommend Peninsula Hearing highly enough. Thanks very much for your help-you went over and above on my behalf. Greg from Langley (near Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada.
John Milsom
2. June, 2023
Warm, friendly and expert service from Jo and Emma in Teignmouth who were both brilliant. Can’t recommend them highly enough. Lovely people, brilliant at what they do.
Ian Hartley
4. September, 2022
The lady who did the wax removal was very pleasant and did both ears in about 10 minutes. When she cleared my left ear it was such a relief as could not hear much out of it for about 10 days. I would reccomend this service to anyone
Jane Lea
25. August, 2022
Peninsula Hearing offers a highly professional and friendly service. They have supplied aids for my Mother in a care home locally, the aftercare and follow up visits greatly appreciated.
Rob Fielding
4. August, 2022
Fantastic service and what lovely people. They got me a same day appointment after suffering for 2 weeks with blocked ears. Highly recommended with anyone with ear issues.
Mike Vosper
7. July, 2022
Fantastic service from the team at Peninsula. They really do look after you and I can’t recommend them highly enough.
Anthony Ballinger
22. September, 2021
Michelle was so helpful and kind. A pleasure to do business with her. Thank you . Anthony B