Services

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Ear Care Services

Ear Health is pleased to provide you with a comprehensive range of services and advice.

Our clinics offer various ear care services to help you maintain healthy ears and hearing. We can clean your ears, remove impacted earwax, and assist in managing infections or other conditions listed below.

We also offer hearing tests and screenings to detect any problems early on in some clinics.

The healthcare professionals at Ear Health are specially trained in assessing ear problems. They are also qualified in the delicate technique of earwax and debris removal by microsuction.

You do not need a referral to book an appointment at Ear Health. Many clinics provide same-day appointments, but it’s best to make a booking at your local clinic to secure your spot.

Many Ear Health clinics have links with local general practitioners, audiologists, and ear, nose and throat specialists. As a result, our referral networks help ensure convenient access to the best available health care options for you.

Whether you’re dealing with a minor issue or a more severe condition, our team is here to help. 

Earwax Removal

Earwax is a natural and necessary part of the ear's anatomy. It helps to protect the ear from debris and infection, and it also has a self-cleaning effect. However, earwax can sometimes build up to the point where it becomes uncomfortable or blocks sound from reaching your eardrum. In these cases, earwax removal may be necessary. 

young man holds ear in pain from an earache

Earache

An earache is a common ailment caused by various things, such as cold and flu, an injury, or even excess earwax build-up. The most common symptom of an earache is a sharp, shooting pain in the affected ear. However, other symptoms can include dizziness, nausea, and even fever.

Ear Infection

There are many types ear infection susually caused by bacteria or viruses. Ear infections can be painful, and may lead to more severe problems if they are not treated promptly. Symptoms of an ear infection include pain, redness, and discharge from the ear.

Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer's ear is an infection of the outer ear canal. It's often caused by bacteria that enter the skin through a cut or scrape. Swimmer's ear is also known as otitis externa. The infection can occur in people of all ages, but it's most common in children.

young woman seated in a large passenger aeroplane has hands raised to both ears and has eyes closed

Aeroplane Ear

Aeroplane ear is a condition caused by changes in cabin pressure during air travel. The condition is also known as barotrauma, and it can cause pain, inflammation and even bleeding in the middle ear. In severe cases, aeroplane ear can lead to hearing loss.

surfer standing on shoreline in a full steamer wetsuit fixes up hood to protect ears from surfers ear

Surfers Ear

Surfers ear is a condition caused by the repeated exposure of the ear to cold water and wind. The outer ear becomes irritated, leading to the formation of a bony growth in the ear canal. This growth can eventually block the canal, increasing the risk of infections and making it difficult to hear.

Glue Ear

Glue ear is a condition that affects the middle ear and is particularly common in young children. The middle ear is typically filled with air, but this space becomes filled with fluid causing glue ear. Glue ear can cause several problems, including hearing loss and recurrent infections.

Author Bio

Jerika Pring

Jerika Pring

I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009 and have 10 years of nursing experience effectively and efficiently managing both patients and staff. I've had experience in Medical and Surgical Wards, Otolaryngology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Neurology, Pediatrics, Aged Care, and worked as a certified laser technician.

Over 60 Locations

We have clinics in over 60 locations across New Zealand.

Healthcare Professionals

Registered nurses and audiologists are caring for your ears.

Microsuction Specialists

Microsuction is the diamond standard for earwax removal.

Est. 1995

We've been looking after ears for over 25 years.