Do you need to soften ear wax before Microsuction?

Do you need to soften ear wax before Microsuction? If you have confirmed soft ear wax, then you do not need to soften it as it is already soft. Also, if you have a perforated ear drum that has not healed, then you should not use ear drops before a microsuction procedure. In every other … Read more

Is Microsuction loud?

Microsuction is a fairly noisy procedure and the noise within the ear canal can get very loud . … In the study “Noise levels generated within the external auditory canal during microsuction aural toilet and the effect on hearing: a prospective controlled series” 14 patients volunteered to take part in a study. Hearing tests were … Read more