TOP QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM PATIENTS
Am I suitable?
Our procedures are suitable for all ages. If you need to seek further medical advice we will advise you of this before performing the treatment.
Will it hurt?
No, micro ear suction is gentle, painless and comes with no side effects.
Is the procedure safe?
The micro ear suction procedure is perfectly safe and comfortable for all ages.
How long does it take?
Allow 30 minutes for your appointment, although the general procedure takes about 15 minutes.
When can I get back to work?
You will be fine to carry on with your day as planned after your appointment.
Can I drive after MY APPOINTMENT?
Yes, the treatment won't affect driving or operating machinery.
Is it safe to clean my ears with cotton buds?
No, cotton buds push wax further down the ear canal which can damage the very sensitive canal skin and can even be pushed through the eardrum.
How do I know if I need to have my ears cleaned?
Affected ear/s may be:
Have a feeling of fullness
Have decreased hearing
If there is a lot of wax there may be pain
May be ringing/buzzing
Some of these symptoms are also associated with other ear conditions and should be checked out by a health professional.
What is micro-suction?
Micro-suction is one of the safest ear wax removal methods from the ear canal. The specially trained nurse or doctor uses a microscope to visualise your ear canal while they clean it. They use a small ear suction device to remove any blockage as they watch under the microscope.
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