Minimally Invasive Office Procedures for Chronic Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Balloon dilatation of eustachian tubes (Acclarent AERA)

Balloon dilatation of the eustachian tubes is a brief office based or operating room procedure that can permanently reduce symptoms of eustachian tube dysfunction in qualifying patients. This procedure has a proven track record and is commonly used to address chronic or recurrent middle ear effusions, congestion or popping in the ears and inability to clear the ears when barochallenge occurs (such as when flying on an airplane or scuba diving).