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Description

Myringoplasty is a procedure that is performed to close small holes in the eardrum or repair damaged eardrum. This surgery is performed to repair only the eardrum, and not the ear bones. During the surgery, a small piece of special paper or gel foam is used to temporarily cover the holes, thereby promoting natural healing process. For relatively larger holes in the eardrum, Tympanoplasty is used. In this surgery, the hole is patched with a graft of the patientís own tissue. For relatively larger holes in the eardrum, Tympanoplasty is used. In this surgery, the hole is patched with a graft of the patientís own tissue.

Symptoms

The doctor generally waits for 4 to 6 weeks to allow natural healing, after eardrum has developed any defect or a hole. However, if the eardrum is does not get repaired by natural healing process, then the doctor might suggest the surgery. The eardrum needs a repair in following cases: A tiny hole in the eardrumTinnitus (ringing in the ear)Severe ear infection A tiny hole in the eardrum Tinnitus (ringing in the ear) Severe ear infection Eardrum defects are common in children.

Pre Procedure

The doctor will instruct to fast for 8 to 10 hours, prior to the surgery.

During Procedure

The surgery is performed under general anesthesia by an experienced ENT surgeon. The procedure generally takes 10 to 30 minutes. During the surgery, The surgeon uses an operating microscope to view the eardrum through the ear canal. If the canal is too small, then an incision may be made behind the ear.The tiny holes are patched by overlaying a special paper or gel foam. The surgeon uses an operating microscope to view the eardrum through the ear canal. If the canal is too small, then an incision may be made behind the ear. The tiny holes are patched by overlaying a special paper or gel foam.

Post Procedure

After the procedure, the patient may return home on the same day. The doctor will advise to Avoid strenuous activities for first few weeks.Strictly avoid blowing the noseKeep ear away from the water Avoid strenuous activities for first few weeks. Strictly avoid blowing the nose Keep ear away from the water

Risk And Complications

Myringoplasty is relatively a safe procedure. However, commonly known risks include: Incomplete healing of the hole in the eardrumBleeding or infection in the earWorsening of hearing, or, in rare cases, complete loss of hearing Incomplete healing of the hole in the eardrum Bleeding or infection in the ear Worsening of hearing, or, in rare cases, complete loss of hearing
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