Tympanoplasty treatment

Surgery for Eardrum Reconstruction – Tympanoplasty

Tympanoplasty, also known as eardrum repair surgery, involves the use of a graft or prosthesis to mend a perforated eardrum and restore hearing loss. Our specialized treatments offer effective and lasting solutions for eardrum perforation, employing various types of tympanoplasty procedures and grafting techniques.

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    What is Tympanoplasty?

    Tympanoplasty is a surgical intervention typically conducted to address perforated or ruptured eardrums. The eardrum, also known as the tympanic membrane, acts as the barrier between the ear canal and the middle ear. When this membrane is ruptured, a hole forms, impeding the eardrum’s ability to vibrate and affecting one’s hearing.
    In cases of a ruptured eardrum, healthcare providers often initially prescribe ear drops or antibiotics as a treatment approach. However, if the eardrum fails to heal within two to three months, tympanoplasty surgery may be recommended to mitigate potential issues like hearing loss, persistent infections, and dizziness. During a tympanoplasty procedure, healthcare professionals access the eardrum and mend the hole, promoting proper healing. Tympanoplasty surgery stands as a highly effective intervention, boasting a favorable success rate in treating this condition.

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    DISEASE NAME Perforated Eardrum
    SURGERY NAME Tympanoplasty
    DURATION 1 - 2 hours
    TREATED BY ENT Surgeon (Otolaryngologists)

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    Procedure of septoplasty treatment?

    Tympanoplasty, a surgical intervention, aims to mend a perforation or tear in the eardrum to reinstate normal hearing. This condition often arises from infections or trauma to the ear.

    During the procedure, a surgeon meticulously repairs the eardrum by applying a patch over the hole or tear. This patch is typically crafted from the patient’s own tissue or a synthetic material. On occasion, specialized instruments may be employed to enhance the eardrum’s repair. Post-surgery, a bandage or dressing may be applied to maintain cleanliness and prevent infection.

    Recovery duration can vary based on the extent of the injury, but generally, most patients can resume their regular activities within a few weeks after surgery.

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