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Martin Smith

31st December 2014

A Much Safer Method of Ear Cleaning


Why You Should Consider Microsuction For Earwax Removal

A Paper published in the British Medical Journal detailed that there were significant problems regularly associated with ear syringing. They were detailed as failure of wax removal (29%), otitis media (17%), perforation of the ear drum (15%), and trauma to the external auditory meatus (11%).

what is particularly interesting for us is that the study was undertaken as a postal survey of 312 practicing G.P.s in the Edinburgh area who were serving 650,000 Patients just like you. These figures, and the associated complications for Patients are why Microsuction Earwax Removal Services began to come to the fore.

Irrigation Safer Than Syringing

Of course, modern irrigation is safer than syringing, however there are still the possibility of the same complications arising. This is why we introduced microsuction earwax removal to our Practice. 

Microsuction Earwax Removal Service

Safe, effective and comfortable earwax removal in the comfort of our Practice. Microsuction involves no introduction of liquid to the ear canal which completely ensures that no infection is introduced or that there is no chance of over pressure bursting the eardrum. 

Because we can clearly see what we are doing through the microscope the chance of injury to the ear canal or eardrum is greatly reduced. We are committed to ensuring that we offer cutting edge services to our Patients. For us, the decision to introduce microsuction earwax removal to our Practices was an easy one. 

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This practice and all staff within are extremely professional. Katie will put you at ease the minute you sit in the chair. I have used this practice on numerous occations and came away extremely satified with the treatment i received. If you suffering with ear wax problems try them!! I guarentee you won`t be disappointed. You never know, you may even get a cuddle from POPPY!!!!!

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I am an experienced hearing aid user who recently attended Edinburgh Hearing Aid Practice for assessment. The latter was the most comprehensive I have experienced to date. Audiologist Katie was meticulous in arriving at the best solution for me. She has a positive and sympathetic approach which is so important in this sensitive area.

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My appointment with Katie was informative, professional and relaxed. She immediately put me at ease regarding the procedure I was about to have and advised me on the best earplugs to protect my hearing whilst playing loud music. I cannot recommend Edinburgh Hearing Practice enough. Receiving a friendly welcome from reception and a professional consultation made the whole experience worthwhile.

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