Ear Drum Reconstruction
Indications for Surgery
Perforation of the Eardrum is a indication that surgery is necessary.
This procedure can require a General or a Local Anesthetic.
The length of this procedure is 30 minutes to 1.5 hours.
A hospital admission is not required, your procedure will be done on an out patient basis.
About the Procedure
Tissue taken from the surface of muscle found above the ear is used to repair the tympanic membrane..
Closure of the perforation repairs the sound conducting mechanism restoring hearing. Physicians of CEI are responsible for several techniques used for eardrum reconstruction.