Top Spots For Ear Piercings In Connecticut

January 1, 2013 8:00 AM

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When it comes to piercings, health and safety should be your top priority. Questions you may have about the procedure and any concerns should be answered to your satisfaction. A professional piercer should use sterile needles and equipment. Make sure this is confirmed before you agree to begin. All of these Connecticut spots will provide a safe, carefree piercing experience.

Valley Pediatrics of Greenwich
25 Valley Drive, 2nd Floor
Greenwich, CT 06831
(203) 622-4301

Ear piercing is available at Valley Pediatrics of Greenwich. Professionals will pierce ears of children as young as four months old. The office provides personalized attention and care in a comfortable environment. As this is a doctor’s office, health codes are strictly enforced. Call the office to make an appointment. Office hours are weekdays until 5 p.m. and Saturdays until noon. At the time of piercing, you will be informed about how to clean and take care of your ears until they heal.

Black Diamond Body Piercing
149 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 231- 9771

This shop offers professional ear piercing as well as full-service body piercing. You will find the shop clean with tasteful decor and a professional staff as well as environment. The shop was opened in 2008 and is run buy Georgina Williamson. She has been peircing in West Hartford since 1997. Both Georgina and Brooke (another piercer) are members of the Association of Professional Piercers (APP). The cost is $15 for one lobe and $10 for the second lobe. This price does not include earrings. All minors must have a state-issued picture ID and a parent present. Ear piercings will be performed on children as young as three.

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Pediatric Medicine of Wallingford
97 Barnes Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-9890

This medical practice has been caring for children since 1978. The office is family oriented within a comfortable environment and there is a nice waiting area for you and your child. Call to make an appointment. The office is only open weekdays until 5 p.m. If you plan to have your ears pierced at the same time as your child, let them know at the time you make the appointment.
Green Man Tattoo
207 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 232-8282

Green Man Tattoo does tattoos as well as piercings. Walk-ins are welcome but it is recommended that you call for an appointment. The studio’s body jewelry is made from inplant grade surgical stainless steel, titanium and FDA approved acrylic as well as 14-karat gold in both white and yellow. See the website to read the staff’s bios and to check out the portfolio images. This location has been awarded The Best of Hartford for 17 years in a row.

Fountain of Youth Tattoo and Body
Brass Mill Center, Suite 2134
495 Union St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 437-7099

This shop used to be known as Expressions but has evolved into a full-service body piercing and tattooing studio under the name Fountain of Youth. There is an autoclave on site for sterilization and the studio has physician sponsorship. The price for ear piercing is $5 for each lobe or $15 for eight-gauge and larger. To have your ear cartilage pierced, the fee is $10. These costs do not include the jewelry. A parent or guardian must be present for a person under the age of 18.

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