Ear Health Care
Protecting your ears in the water is as important as knowing how to swim!
From top athletes to children, anyone and everyone can suffer from water-related ear problems, such as swimmers ear. SwimSeal protective ear drops prevent painful ears caused by exposure to water.
Questions & Answers
Q: Can everyone use SwimSeal?
SwimSeal can be used for people of all ages to prevent water related ear problems and is safe to use for children. Whether you are actively involved in water sports or simply enjoy splashing around every now and then, SwimSeal is the only product to use. If you have grommets, a perforated eardrum, are pregnant or lactating, SwimSeal ear drops should not be used.
Q: Why do our ears need protection?
Our ears secrete a protective layer of wax lining the ear canal. Contact and exposure to water causes this layer to be worn and depleted. Without the natural wax layer, water enters the ear canal, causing irritation to the sensitive skin surrounding it. This can lead to inflammation, sensitivity and other water-related problems.
Q: What is swimmers ear / otitis externa?
An inflammatory condition of the outer ear and ear canal, one of the most common causes of "earache".
Q: What are the symptoms of swimmers ear / otitis externa?
Pain, discharge, discomfort, itchiness and inflammation are the most common symptoms.
Q: What causes swimmers ear / otitis externa?
Exposure to polluted or contaminated water is the most common cause. Water trapped in the ear canal from showering, swimming or diving, or any form of obstruction in the ear could also cause this condition, and could lead to infection if left untreated.
Q: How can swimmers ear / otitis externa be treated?
Prevention is the best way to manage the problem, however if infection is present, you should consult a healthcare professional.
Q: What can I use to protect my ears?
Unlike many other ear drops, SwimSeal is applied before you go into the water and acts as a barrier against water exposure. SwimSeal contains a unique formulation, which includes Tea Tree Oil that coats the external ear canal. It provides some of the protective functions of natural ear wax, will not build up in the ear and contains NO alcohol.
Q: Why does SwimSeal contain Tea Tree Oil?
Tea Tree Oil is a natural antibacterial disinfectant containing constituents called terpenoids, which act as antiseptic agents. The Tea Tree Oil component in SwimSeal ear drops protects the ear canal from any infectious organisms such as fungi, bacteria and viruses.
Q: Is SwimSeal easy to use?
SwimSeal ear drops are much easier to use than a lot of other ear drops. Simply apply 2 - 3 drops into each ear before entering the water and you will be protected. Re-apply every 2 - 3 hours of water exposure to ensure complete protection.
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