Microsuction Ear Wax Removal in Huddersfield

Microsuction is the safest and most comfortable method of ear wax removal and is a service Otec Hearing offer in and around Huddersfield. This can be done either at a clinic or at your own house. Get in touch for more information.

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Microsuction Ear Wax Removal Treatment
What is Microsuction Ear Wax Removal?

By definition, Microsuction is the method of ear wax and foreign body removal used by the majority of Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Clinics.

Methods of earwax removal such as syringing have a chance at being successful, although it can have its problems. Microsuction ear wax removal is known as the ‘gold standard’ treatment method of wax removal and is completely painless. A practitioner can view both the ear canal and the ear wax during the treatment, making it much more efficient than alternative methods of wax removal. Microsuction has an almost 100% success rate with minimal oil installation needed.

Microsuction is a service Otec Hearing offer, which can be done either at their Huddersfield Clinic or within your home.

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Microsuction ear wax removal is the method of ear wax and foreign body removal used by the majority of Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Clinics and is often referred to as a ‘gold standard’ treatment method. Otec Hearing can offer this service in the comfort of your own home.

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How Microsuction Ear Wax Removal can help

Excessive or impacted ear wax can cause discomfort and hearing loss. It can also interfere with the normal operation of hearing aids. Traditional methods of removal, such as syringing, may be effective but carry some inconveniences.

We use a method called Microsuction ear wax removal. The ear wax and the ear canal remain in clear vision for the practitioner throughout the procedure and this improves efficiency of the clearance and significantly reduces risk. Most microsuction treatments are 100% successful at the first time of asking with minimal oil installation required beforehand.

Microsuction ear wax removal is the method of ear wax and foreign body removal used by the majority of Ear, Nose and Throat Outpatient Clinics and is often referred to as a ‘gold standard’ treatment method. Otec Hearing is able to offer this service in the comfort of your own home.

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What is earwax?

Earwax (proper name Cerumen) consists of shed skin cells, hair, and the secretions of the ceruminous and sebaceous glands of the outside ear canal. Although it may not seem like it, earwax is a very useful substance that helps to keep our ears healthy.

Earwax coats the skin lining of the ear canal and carries debris such as dirt, hair, dead cells and out of the ear. Aside from this, earwax acts as a protective barrier for the eardrum, which is an important part of the ear.

Usually, earwax will do its job naturally and with minimum problems. Despite this, there are occasions where the ear will simply produce too much earwax, which can lead to some complications.

Frequently Asked Questions about Microsuction Treatment

Some (but not all) GP Practices can help to remove earwax, however, this is not always done by Microsuction. Ear irrigation is still a traditional method of wax removal used, which is a less effective method of removing wax from the ear.

Microsuction ear wax removal starts from £50, which can be done in either of our clinics or as a home visit.

Microsuction treatment can be done either at one of our clinics in Lincolnshire or Huddersfield, or in the comfort of your own home.