Ear Wax Removal Adelaide
The Team at Independent Hearing are qualified and clinically trained to preform ear wax removal services using the preferred method of micro-suction. Read on below to find out more…
Micro-Suction Ear Wax Removal
Independent Hearing’s specialists are medically trained to provide safe and effective Ear Wax Removal services using Micro-Suction across many of our hearing clinics in Adelaide and Port Lincoln.
Micro-Suction ear wax removal is the medically preferred method of ear wax removal and is known to be the safest, cleanest and most efficient process to remove ear wax.
As there is no water or pressure used in the Micro-Suction process it is a very safe procedure suitable for all patient types.
Common Symptoms of Impacted Ear Wax include:
- A feeling of fullness or a blocked feeling in the ear canal
- “Tinnitus” often described as a ringing or buzzing sound in the ear
- You may experience a slight earache or dull pain in the ear canal
- Reduction in hearing ability in the affected ear with the occlusion
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Ear Wax Removal Clinic in Adelaide
Ear wax removal specialists located in Adelaide, South Australia. Independent Hearing provides ear wax removal services at select sites including our Adelaide and Port Lincoln hearing clinics.
Our hearing specialists are clinically trained in providing micro-suction ear wax removal. Micro-suction is a no-mess and highly successful process of removing ear wax from the ear canal enable 100% removal of wax blockages from our clients ears.
Our specialist use a specifically designed head mounted microscope to ensure full vision of the ear canal at all times throughout the procedure. A low pressure suction device is then used to carefully extract the ear wax from the canal ensure a safe and pain free experience.
How is micro-suction performed?
Micro-suction earwax removal is widely known as the safest procedure used to effectively remove ear wax from the ear canal.
The procedure is performed by a trained professional typically using a head worn microscope along with a medical suction device. The wax is gentle removed from the ear canal with a small probe suctioning the cerumen through the tube and into the suction chamber.
As the trained professional performing the procedure has the ability to maintain full vision of the ear canal throughout the procedure they can ensure 100% of the wax is removed safely from the ear canal and observe to see if there have been any issues caused by the ear wax to the canal and/or eardrum (tympanic membrane).
BEFORE: Wax Blockage in Ear Canal
AFTER: Clear Ear Canal
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FAQ's about Ear Wax Removal
In this section, We will answer the most commonly asked questions about ear wax removal to help you understand your hearing health and take appropriate actions accordingly.
Short answer is No. Although on occasion your GP may recommend you to come and have your ear wax removed, there is no legal requirement for a referral.
If you would like to find out more about the ear wax removal process, you can contact us on 08 8331 1500.
Ear wax plays an important role in keeping our ears healthy. The glands in our ear canals produces ear wax to protect the ear from debris and foreign bodies and is known to have antibacterial properties.
When ear wax removal is performed by a clinically qualified and trained Hearing Care Professional the process is generally safe. The safest ear wax removal procedure is known as Micro-Suction which is what we use at Independent Hearing to ensure the safest outcome for our patients.
There are a number of alternative wax removal procedures that are advertised and these can have increased risks involved with them especially when not preformed by a Hearing Care Professional.
To find out more about the safest options for Ear Wax Removal call us on (08) 8331 1500 to speak with our specialists
Even though earwax removal can be a simple procedure when conducted by a trained professional, if done wrong it can have serious consequences to one’s hearing.
Therefore it is always recommended to have it removed by a trained professional. Our clinicians are clinically certified to conducted wax removal via all techniques including; micro-suction, curette and irrigation.
Call today on 8331 1500 to book your earwax removal appointment.
The frequency of how often you should have your ear wax removed will depend on your specific build up.
Often we see our patients requiring ear wax removal every 6-12 months.
If ear wax removal process is performed by a clinically trained hearing care professional then the procedure is safe and pain free.
If performed incorrectly there is a possibility that the procedure could cause pain or in extreme cases damage to the delicate parts of the ear.
Please ensure you are having these procedures preformed by trained and experienced hearing care professionals to ensure safe and appropriate care.
At Independent Hearing our clinicians are clinically trained and qualified to preform this procedure using medically approved techniques such as Micro-Suction.
To find out more call our clinic to speak with a specialist on (08) 8331 1500.
Ear wax removal typically costs $90, this may very on occasion depending on the time involved in conducting the procedure.
On average an appointment for ear wax removal will take approximately 20-30 minutes.
To book your appointment call (08) 8331 1500
Signs and symptoms of earwax blockage may include:
- Feeling of fullness in the ear
- Ringing or noises in the ear (tinnitus)
- Hearing loss
- Itchiness in the ear
- Odor or discharge in the ear
- Pain or infection in the ear
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms the book an appointment with our specialists on 8331 1500.