Ear Wax Removal Auckland

Earwax removal by microsuction performed by an audiologist on a client at an Ear Health clinic in Auckland.

Please book your appointment online for earwax removal at any of our Auckland clinics in Grey Lynn, Birkenhead, or Devonport. 

Our primary method of earwax removal is ear cleaning by microscution. We do not flush or irrigate ears with water as it is less effective for impacted earwax and carries a risk of injury to the eardrum and subsequent ear infection.

Ear Cleaning by Microsuction and Consultation Prices

Please note for all ear cleaning by microsuction appointments; there is a minimum charge of $55 if no earwax or debris is required to be removed.

  • Adults and teens $75
  • Child (children aged 6 to 12 years) $75
  • ACC (you must have an ACC claim number from your GP) $58
  • SuperGold cardholders $65
  • Wax soften follow-up $55
  • Minimum consultation charge (no earwax or debris is present) $55
  • Paediatric (children aged 5 years & under) $96
  • War Pension funded
  • Purchased hearing aids at Ear Health FREE*

*If you buy hearing aids at Ear Health, we provide free ongoing earwax removal for the original purchaser for the life of the hearing aids (maximum six years). Terms and conditions apply.

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What is Ear Cleaning by Microsuction?​

What to Expect at Your Microsuction Appointment

Have you struggled with blocked ears because of earwax or debris buildup?

The experienced team at Ear Health Auckland can help!

We perform ear cleaning by microsuction, a gentle and effective process that removes earwax and debris from your ear canal.

Here’s what you can expect during your appointment:

  • If it’s your first time, please arrive a few minutes early.
  • You will be welcomed by reception, and you might need to complete a new patient form in the comfortable waiting area.
  • Your practitioner will ask questions relevant to the procedure at the start of your appointment.
  • We examine your ear canal using light and magnification tools like a microscope or surgical loupe.
  • We vacuum any earwax, residues and debris using a thin suction tube.
  • We may use small surgical instruments to pluck out stubborn earwax or debris.
  • The process is quick, comfortable, and only takes 15 to 20 minutes.
A group photograph of the staff and practitioners who perform and assist with earwax removal at Ear Health in Auckland.
The experienced team at Ear Health in Auckland.

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What Is the Earwax Removal Experience Like?

In Auckland, our team is a highly experienced group of registered and enrolled nurses and audiologists.

If your ears feel blocked, microsuction might be just what you need. Most people describe the experience as a light tickling with windy, squeaky, and popping sounds.

The best part is it’s comfortable and painless for most people, providing relief as the occlusion disappears. But we understand that some people might be more sensitive to the procedure.

If your ear canal is inflamed or sensitive due to an infection, microsuction could be a little uncomfortable. If you feel this way, inform your Ear Health practitioner so they can take precautions to make you more comfortable.

You might feel dizzy if cold air contacts your eardrum during microsuction. This brief dizziness will pass as your eardrum returns to average body temperature.

Some individuals might experience an ear-cough reflex if the auricular branch of the vagus nerve (or Arnold’s nerve) is physically triggered. It’s uncommon but completely normal.

Book your earwax removal appointment today in Auckland!