Wellness & physicals.

Ear wax removal

Your earwax protects the surface of your ear from damage and infections. Our practitioners assess the ear canal and offer treatment options may be available based off the findings and the symptoms the patient is having. 

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Things you should know before your visit

Our practitioners provide this service to patients 2 years or older.
Patients with the following may be directed to another health care provider:
● History of ear surgery

What to expect at your visit

● We will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, examination and provide a personalized treatment plan for you.● You may need testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. ● By the end of your visit, your provider will have provided education and arrange for an electronic summary of services provided

What is an ear wax blockage?

Earwax (cerumen) is an essential part of the body's natural cleaning system. It works as a cleanser that removes dead skin cells, dirt and hair from the ear canal. Ear wax consists primarily fatty secretions produced by sebaceous glands in our outer ears but it also contains sweat gland fluids too! Gum movement while chewing or talking helps propel excess wax to the outer ear.
Cerumen impaction is a medical condition that occurs when ear wax builds up and blocks the canal. People who use hearing aids may experience this as well, but it can also happen if you clean your ears with cotton swabs this pushes more dirt/earwax deeper into those spaces where we want to flush things away from our ear drum!

What symptoms can occur with an ear wax blockage?

When you have a blockage in your ear, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible. Ear wax can cause symptoms of an infection, or dizziness and headaches.