Ear Wax Check: Our New Offer For Over 75s In Horsham

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Do your ears feel blocked or muffled? Have people been telling you to speak up or that you aren’t hearing them properly? If so, you may have a buildup of ear wax deep inside your ear canal that is causing problems. Getting your ears checked for excess ear wax is something everyone should do as part of their health routine. Even if you don’t think you have an issue, an ear wax blockage can occur without any symptoms.

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of regular checks and blockage prevention methods. Getting assessed by an audiologist is quick and painless and can help prevent impacted ear wax from worsening over time. Left untreated, excess ear wax can cause discomfort, temporary hearing loss, ringing in the ears, dizziness and more. Being proactive is key.

As part of our commitment to your well-being here in Horsham, we’re introducing a complimentary ear wax check service exclusively for over 75’s on Wednesdays until 30th April 2024. Book an appointment for our Horsham clinic on a Wednesday and get peace of mind about excess earwax.

Free Wax Checks For Over 75s In Horsham

If you’re over 75, you can benefit from a free wax check at the Horsham clinic every Wednesday until 30th April 2024.

With age, ear wax can accumulate and harden, leading to hearing difficulties, discomfort, and sometimes infections. It’s crucial to address this issue, and our Horsham clinic’s initiative makes it accessible for you. Our audiologists are equipped with the expertise and tools necessary for safe and efficient ear wax removal. They utilise specialised techniques that are gentle yet effective.

Take advantage of this offer to ensure your ear health is in top condition. Remember, these services are specifically for individuals aged 75 and above, and it’s a chance not to be missed. Mark your calendar for Wednesdays and give your ears the care they deserve.

Importance of Ear Wax Checks

You might not think about it often, but ear wax checks are crucial, especially as you get older. They’re key to preventing blockages that can impair your hearing and help spot ear problems early on.

Regular checks can also help prevent infections, ensuring your ears stay healthy.

Prevention of Blockages

Getting your ears regularly checked for excess ear wax is one of the best ways to prevent painful blockages from occurring. While some people never have issues with ear wax build-up, others are prone to overproduction of cerumen (the medical name for ear wax). There are also people who produce dry, hard wax that is more likely to expand and plug the ear canal. Since the tendency to produce more wax than average often runs in families, being aware through periodic ear checks is key.

Early Detection of Ear Problems

While regular ear wax checks are vital for maintaining clear hearing, they also serve as the frontline defence in spotting early signs of ear problems that could affect your overall health. By keeping up with these checks, you’re safeguarding against potential issues that might go unnoticed until they become serious.

Consider the peace of mind you’ll gain knowing that:

  • Early signs of infections can be caught before they turn into painful ordeals.
  • Damage to your eardrums might be detected promptly, preventing long-term hearing loss.
  • Symptoms indicating more systemic health issues could be identified early on.

Maintaining Good Hearing

Maintaining good hearing is crucial as we age. Regular ear wax checks play a vital role in preventing the ear wax build-up that often leads to hearing impairment. Accumulated ear wax can significantly impact your hearing. By ensuring you get these checks routinely, you’re taking a proactive step toward preserving your auditory health.

Preventing Infections

Regular ear wax checks are key to preventing infections, as they ensure the natural antibacterial barrier in your ears remains balanced and effective. It’s not just about hearing clarity; it’s about keeping your ears healthy. As you age, your body’s ability to ward off infections diminishes, making these checks all the more vital.

Health Monitoring for High-Risk Groups

Expanding on the importance of ear health, it’s crucial for high-risk groups, such as those with hearing aids or working in noisy environments, to have regular ear wax checks. You might not realise it, but if you’re using hearing aids or earplugs often, or you work amidst dust or relentless noise, you’re more susceptible to accumulating ear wax. This build-up can lead not only to hearing difficulties but also to discomfort and infections.

Comfort and Hygiene

Ensuring your ears are free of excess wax not only enhances your hearing but also contributes to your overall comfort and hygiene. As you age, wax build-up can become more of an issue, leading to discomfort that you shouldn’t have to endure. Don’t overlook the small things that can make a big difference in your daily life.

Common Ear Wax Removal Methods

When you’re dealing with ear wax build-up, there are several methods you can turn to for relief.


Microsuction is the most popular method for ear wax removal as it offers several benefits. This procedure is quick and efficient, typically leading to instant relief from the discomfort of blocked ears. However, like any medical procedure, it’s not without its potential risks.

Consider the following:

  • It’s usually painless, but some may experience a slight discomfort due to the noise of the suction.
  • The chance of infection is minimal, but it’s still a possibility to consider.


Irrigation is another popular method for removing ear wax. You’ll find it’s a simple process where warm water is gently flushed into the ear canal, helping to soften and dislodge the wax build-up. It can be an effective way to remove excess ear wax, but again, there are risks of pain and infection.

Book Your Free Wax Check Today

Book your complimentary ear wax check at our Horsham clinic now, exclusively for those aged 75 and over, available every Wednesday until 30th April 2024.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity; it’s a straightforward process that could make a world of difference to your hearing clarity. Remember, good hearing can profoundly affect your interactions and overall well-being. We understand the importance of maintaining your independence and staying connected with your loved ones, and we’re dedicated to helping you achieve that.

Call us or fill out our online form to book your slot.