Earwax, also known as cerumen, is produced inside your ears to keep them clean and free of germs. It usually passes out of the ears harmlessly, but sometimes too much can build up and block the ears.
It protects the skin of the human ear canal, assists in cleaning and lubrication, and also provides some protection from bacteria, fungi, insects and water. In other words, ear wax is a good thing!
The amount of ear wax that the body produces differs from person to person, the amount that is retained within the ear also differs for each of us - these differences are for a number of reasons:
Many people will produce a small amount of wax their whole lives, which leaves the ear canal naturally, and never have any problem with it. For others, their ear will produce a larger amount of wax, which will not fully leave the ear canal and will become blocked, which leads to them having reduced hearing ability and also a blocked feeling in the ear.
Earwax Removal by microsuction is the safest possible way to do it, because the professional can always see what they are doing.
Microsuction earwax removal is the quickest process for ear cleaning, usually lasting no longer than twenty minutes.
Micro suction is a completely dry and sterile procedure and therefore has a much lower infection risk than any water methods
Earwax Removal by irrigation is a very safe method of ear cleaning. The water is at a low pressure and there is no syringe.
Irrigation earwax removal is a usually a quick process for ear cleaning, usually lasting no longer than a few minutes an ear.
Irrigation is an excellent method of removing earwax. It completely washes your ear clean.
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