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Derix Pharmacy | Ear Irrigation

Your family-owned local healthcare pharmacy for more than 15 years.

Are you struggling with your hearing? Have you got severe earache or excess wax? If so, then speak to us or visit us today for our professional ear irrigation services. Our ear irrigation is available as a walk-in service or you can phone to book an appointment. We recommend using ear drops to soften the wax for a minimum of 5 days before you come in for your appointment.

What is ear irrigation?

Ear irrigation is a routine procedure undertaken to remove problematic earwax and foreign objects from the ear. While earwax naturally forms to protect and lubricate the ears, the body can sometimes fail to keep the amount of earwax under control. In this instance, too much or hardened earwax can cause ear blockages, earaches, ringing in the ears or temporary hearing loss. If you feel that you may have a problem with your ears, visit us today for our professional ear irrigation services.

How does ear irrigation work?

When you come in, you will be taken into our private consultation room and if we find no wax, we will not charge you. We also provide a home visit service for ear irrigation where our pharmacist/ear specialist will come to your home for an extra charge.

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What causes a build-up of earwax?

A build-up of earwax can happen if:

  • You have narrow or damaged ear canals.
  • You have lots of hair in your ear canals.
  • You have a skin condition affecting your scalp or around your ear.
  • You have inflammation of your ear canal (otitis externa or “swimmer’s ear”).

How can I stop earwax from building up?

Do not use your fingers or any objects like cotton buds to remove earwax. This will push it in and make it worse. Instead, you can put 2 to 3 drops of medical-grade olive or almond oil in your ear 3 to 4 times a day. Do this for 3 to 5 days.

Why visit us?

Open 103 Hours a Week

We are proud of having some of the latest opening hours in Essex and for being highly stocked with common to rare items that may be difficult to find for patients.

6 Days a Week Delivery

We offer FREE delivery 6 days a week from Monday to Saturday so that you won’t miss out on any vital medication. We take pride in taking care of the local community.

15+ Years in Business

Derix Healthcare Pharmacy, trading as Derix Pharmacy, is a privately owned, family-run business celebrating more than 15 years in the trade.

Pharmacy You Can Trust

We are a pharmacy that you can trust. If there’s any way we can help, we will. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us via phone, email or visit us in-store today.

If you require professional Ear Irrigation services, please visit us today.
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1065 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 3JP