Many parents want to get their child's earlobes pierced but worry about sanitation and health. Being able to pierce children's ears in a hospital or clinic can allay some of those concerns. Whether you would like to pierce your child's ears for aesthetic reasons or for cultural reasons, many parents want to pierce their infant's ears. Even when the kids get older it can be discussion for parents and children or adolescents with regards to proper care and maintenance.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, says ears may be pierced at any age and if done carefully and properly cared for poses little risk. As students head back to school, Medical City Children’s Hospital Urgent Care is offering a safe way for kids to get their earlobes pierced. This is not available for infants. Available only through physicians' offices, the Blomdahl earlobe piercing is safe for families concerned with the health risks associated with piercings, such as nickel allergies.
Medical City Children's Hospital offers this procedure at six locations in Dallas, Flower Mound, Frisco, Plano, Allen and McKinney.
What you can expect with a Blomdahl earlobe piercing are:
- $65 flat fee paid at time of earlobe piercing
- Children ages five and up – parent must be present with children ages 17 and younger
- Trained medical staff use medical grade plastic earrings, greatly reducing the chance of developing a nickel allergy
- Healing time of six weeks
- Two staff members simultaneously pierce both ears, eliminating the fear of the next ear
Medical City Children's Hospital Urgent Care is also offering a Back to School special of $15 off ear piercings. Parents and kids can visit any clinic location and receive ear piercings for $50 and receive a free stuffed lion.
From now through Sept. 30, Medical City Children’s Hospital Urgent Care is offering a Back to School special of $15 off ear piercings. This special allows parents and kids to receive ear piercings at a rate of $50 and receive a free stuffed lion. Please visit Medical City Urgent Care for more information.