Microsuction is a very simple procedure which is performed to extract wax from the ear canal. It is seen as the safest and most comfortable method of ear wax removal. It involves a skilled clinician using a suction technique to draw the wax out of the ear. Hence this allows minimal mess as no water is required, unlike ear irrigation. The procedure is pain free and can even be completed within a couple of minutes. A video otoscope is used to show before and after pictures at the appointment to give assurance to patients that the ear is wax free.
It is important to note that it is strictly not recommended to insert anything in your ear by yourself in an attempt to extract wax. This is because you may in fact push the wax in deeper into the ear and perhaps damage the ear drum, which may result in a hearing loss. It is only permissible for a qualified clinician / doctor to extract wax.