What are the risks of ear piercing?

Before we start the procedure, we will ask you to sign an informed consent form that reviews some the risks listed below.

Infection: Though the risk of infection from ear lobe piercing is very low, it does occur on occasion. We try to eliminate this risk altogether by using sterile, single-use piercing cassettes and providing detailed after-care instructions.

Pain: The pain of ear piercing is often compared to getting a vaccination. For a virtually pain-free experience the client may choose to use numbing cream.


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