Tympanostomy with tube placement is the most common surgery performed on children in the United States. By the age of three, approximately one in 15 children will undergo tube placement for treatment of recurrent ear infections, persistent middle ear fluid, and eustachian tube dysfunction. The functioning pressure equalization tube, aka ventilation tube or tympanostomy tube, not only lowers the instance of ear infections but also allows the treatment of middle ear infection using antibiotic ear drops, delivering the needed medication directly to the middle ear. In majority of cases, topical antibiotic drops applied directly to the middle ear achieve a...
Post Nasal Drip?
What could be the cause? Here's a helpful website about post nasal drip from the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Go to the blog to find the link. Post Nasal Drip
Here's a helpful website about the swimmer's ear from the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Scroll down their webpage for an informative video. Click Swimmer's ear? to go to the video.