Ear Care Lab is the first dedicated microsuction ear wax removal specialist clinic in Ealing and one of the first in North West London. Microsuction is an ear cleaning technique using either a binocular microscope or a light loupe and a suction device. It is the same technique used by Ear, Nose and Throat specialists and is superior to other methods of wax removal such as water syringing (irrigation) and ear candling. Microsuction is the safest, gentlest and most effective method of removing ear wax and usually does not require water or pre-visit ear wax softeners/drops. All our consultation and microsuction services are provided only by experienced GP doctors with a specialist interest in Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) medicine.
Our clinic is appointment based and is open from Monday to Saturday, 9am to 8pm (Mon – Thurs), 9am to 7pm (Fri) and 9am to 12pm on Saturdays. Appointments can be made online (Click Here) or by ringing 0208 004 7808. Home visits are also available by special arrangement.
Ear Care Lab is conveniently situated in the heart of Ealing and in close proximity to Ealing Broadway, North Ealing and Park Royal tube stations (approximately 5-10 minutes walk from each).
Dr Alex Fragoyannis MBChB, MRCGP, BSc Med Sci
Dr Fragoyannis is the clinical lead for this service. He studied medicine in Aberdeen University qualifying with commendation in 2001. Following some years in a variety of hospital specialities, he trained in General Practice completing his Royal College of General Practitioner Examinations in 2006. Since then, he has worked as a locum, salaried GP in a variety of practices in Harrow and Ealing and started as partner in Corfton Road Surgery (where Ear Care Lab is situated) in 2011. He has a keen interest in teaching medical students and is an Imperial College Tutor and Examiner. He has also been involved in PCT/strategy work for NHS Harrow and is currently a member of the Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group’s Executive Clinical Lead Team. This team helps commission services and shape the future of health care in Ealing. His specialist interests include dermatology, cardiology, ENT (Ear Nose and Throat) and respiratory medicine and he also has a keen interest in medical IT. He performs regular Ear Health clinics at Corfton Road Surgery including microsuction procedures for ear wax removal (as well as ear infections and other ear obstructions).
He takes pride in giving his patients his undivided attention and on being approachable, affable and meticulous, providing high quality follow up and accessibility directly via telephone or email for all his patients. As a GP, he offers a comprehensive range of medical care for adults and children. This includes managing urgent and longer term conditions, health screening, private referrals, prescriptions and much more.
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