Treatment of Ear Conditions

At Ear Clean Clinic, ear problems are thoroughly assessed and treated accordingly.

Common ear conditions include:

  • ear wax impaction/blockage
  • foreign body in the ear canal
  • acute otitis externa (swimmer’s ear or acute outer ear infection)
  • acute otitis media (acute middle ear infection)
  • persistent otitis media with effusion (glue ear)
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction (blocked tube between the nose and middle ear)
  • tympanic membrane perforation (hole in the ear drum)
  • sensorineural hearing loss (abnormalities of the inner ear)
  • ear canal eczema/dermatitis

Treatment options may include:

  • ear wax removal with microscope and suction device
  • removal of ear canal foreign bodies with suction or forceps
  • topical antibiotic ear drops
  • oral antibiotics
  • topical nasal sprays and washes
  • topical steroid ointment
  • appropriate referrals to hearing test/hearing aid clinics and Ear, Nose and Throat specialists