Ear Tube Insertion: Purpose, Procedure & Recovery - adult tube in ear

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An ear tube insertion is when a doctor inserts tiny tubes, known as for children, who tend to suffer ear infections more often than adults.

Tympanostomy tube (T-tube) -- the small blue piece -- being placed in a retracted ear Typical otomicroscope used to place tubes into ear drum. . Logically, placement of tubes in cooperative adult outpatients, which can be.

Learn about the surgical placement of synthetic ear tubes (also called tympanostomy tubes, ventilation tubes, or grommets) in adults.

Ear tube surgery (myringotomy) is usually performed while the patient is under general anesthesia (put to sleep). It can also be done in adults with a local.