Regular ear examinations are an essential part of maintaining your auditory health. Whether you’re experiencing hearing loss, frequent ear infections, or simply require a routine check-up, a comprehensive ear examination can provide valuable insights into your overall hearing health. These examinations are not only diagnostic but also preventative, helping to identify potential issues before they escalate into more severe conditions.
What to Expect
At Oxford Hearing Centre, we conduct thorough examinations of the outer ear, ear canal, and eardrums to identify any abnormalities. Leveraging state-of-the-art video-otoscope technology, a minuscule camera provides a detailed visual exploration inside your ear, with the images vividly displayed on a TV monitor. We take the time to explain the findings and provide personalised advice tailored to your hearing health needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I have someone accompany me during my ear examination?
If you wish you can have someone with you throughout the examination and consultation.
What Happens If an Issue is Found During My Ear Examination at Oxford Hearing Centre?
If an issue is identified during your ear examination, we will discuss the next steps with you. This could involve further testing, treatment recommendations, or, if necessary, referral to a specialist. At Oxford Hearing Centre, our goal is to ensure you receive the best possible care for your hearing health.
What can I expect during an ear examination at Oxford Hearing Centre?
During an ear examination at Oxford Hearing Centre, we thoroughly inspect your ears for any signs of abnormalities. This involves a close examination of the outer ear and the eardrum. We use advanced tools to ensure a comprehensive check-up and provide you with an understanding of your ear health.
Why do I need an ear examination?
Regular ear examinations can help detect any potential issues early, such as excessive earwax, infections, or structural abnormalities, even before you may notice any symptoms. These checks are especially important for those using hearing aids to ensure the devices function optimally.
What issues can be detected in an ear examination?
Ear examinations can identify a variety of issues including excessive earwax, ear infections, eardrum damage, presence of foreign bodies, or structural abnormalities. Early detection of these problems can prevent further complications and help maintain good ear health.
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