Maybe you hit the water the wrong way when diving off the side of the pool, and you’re now having pain in your ear. Perhaps you’re frustrated by ear infections that seem to happen constantly. These are a few of the common problems that can affect your ears and, in extreme cases, may even place your hearing at risk. […]
What are ear tubes? Ear tubes, also known as PE tubes or Pressure Equalization tubes, are small cylindrical silicone or plastic tubes that are surgically placed into the ear drum.
An ear tube (also called a tympanostomy tube) is frequently used to help children who have chronic ear infections. The procedure can also be helpful for adults, although the surgery is not as common as it is in younger patients. What Happens During Ear Tube Surgery? During this procedure, called a myringotomy, a small incision […]
The Eustachian tube isn’t very large, but it can cause huge problems when it is not functioning properly, such as dizziness, pain and other issues. While these symptoms can be treated, often, we’ll need to help you address the underlying cause to gain long-term relief. What is the Eustachian tube? The Eustachian tube, which connects […]
f your child has been plagued with constant ear infection, one of our ear, nose and throat doctors may have suggested ear tube placement. Through this procedure, a small pressure equalization (PE) tube is inserted into the ear drum to alleviate pressure and drain trapped fluid. A myringotomy, or ear tube placement, is an outpatient procedure […]
If your child has painful ear infections and needs to have ear tubes, this doesn’t necessarily mean a trip to the hospital, or even to the outpatient surgery unit. This is one of several services we are able to perform on site. In-office procedures are not only more convenient, but they are also less expensive […]