Eardrum repair information and locations in Mexico

Eardrum repair is a surgical procedure used to repair a hole or tear in the eardrum caused by repeated ear infections, loud sounds, trauma, or foreign objects in the ear.
The tympanic membrane or eardrum separates the outer ear canal from the middle ear. This thin membrane receives sound vibrations and transmits them to the tiny bones in the middle ear. A hole or tear in the eardrum can cause hearing loss and infections in the middle ear.

Most ruptured eardrums heal within a few weeks without treatment. Surgery will be advised if the eardrum doesn’t heal by itself or other forms of treatment won’t help close the hole. There are different surgical approaches, your ENT surgeon will determine which procedure is best for your condition.

Surgery for eardrum repair

Myringoplasty
The myringoplasty consists of sealing the perforation with a small piece of fat obtained from behind the earlobe or using a gel-like material. The surgery is done using general anesthesia.
Tympanoplasty
A tympanoplasty is a surgical operation that involves reconstructing the eardrum using a graft from under the skin. In some cases, an implant can be placed to reconnect the bones and improve hearing. The procedure is performed by making small incisions in the ear canal or just behind the ear.
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Benefits
Save up to 78%
Restores hearing
Repairs the eardrum
Protects the middle ear
Eardrum repair
Procedure: 15 min. - 2 hrs.
Hospital stay: 4 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 14 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled with the ENT surgeon after 3 and 7 days of eardrum repair. Patients are clear for flying after 2 weeks of the eardrum repair surgery.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Eardrum repair frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Which surgery do I need?
Not all cases are suitable for the same type of procedure. Your surgeon will take into account the hole size, location, patients age and overall health.
How do I prepare for an eardrum repair surgery?
Your otolaryngologist will perform a physical examination before the procedure, you will be asked to not eat or drink at least 8 hours before the procedure. Tell your surgeon If you’re taking medications or supplements.
What can I expect during recovery?
During recovery, you will need to use a bandage and try to prevent water from entering your ear. Additionally, do not blow your nose and if you need to sneeze, do it with your mouth open.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.