Are you tired of living with your ears feeling like they are plugged? When you live with eustachian tube dysfunction, your quality of life is diminished because not only do you have pain and discomfort, you may also experience ear blockage that cannot be relieved by yawning, swallowing or chewing gum. If you are ready to stop living with these painful and bothersome symptoms, Dr. Gary Wiesman at Wiesman Nasal & Sinus offers a revolutionary new treatment. With eustachian tube balloon dilation in Chicago, you will stop the discomfort of the condition with a minimally invasive procedure.
Choose an Effective Treatment
Traditionally, treatment for eustachian tube dysfunction involves home exercises and decongestants to help reduce the swelling in the lining of the tubes. In some cases, an antihistamine or nasal spray is prescribed. However, when these methods are ineffective, surgical options may be considered. In some cases, it may be recommended to have small incisions made in the eardrum or to have tubes inserted into the ears. While these are often effective, they are quite invasive. Now, you can choose a simpler approach with balloon dilation.
This minimally invasive procedure has been proven to have more than a 70% success rate that produces long-term results. In fact, there is less than a 15% reoccurrence rate. By inserting a small, balloon-like device into the blocked tubes, the symptoms of the condition can be resolved almost immediately.
Improve Your Quality of Life
The eustachian tube connects the back of the throat to the middle of the ear. Typically, it is filled with air and opens when yawning or chewing to equalize pressure on either side of the eardrums. However, when it becomes blocked due to congestion or infection, air no longer passes through it. This results in a feeling of stuffy ears, hearing loss, pain, and many other uncomfortable symptoms.
This FDA-approved treatment takes only 10 minutes and is effective for returning the middle ear to normal by eliminating the pressure.
Stop the Discomfort Today
This procedure can drastically reduce the need for ear tube surgery. If you are tired of living with the discomfort of eustachian tube dysfunction, it is time to see if this new balloon procedure is right for you. This safe and minimally invasive treatment will stop the pressure in your ears to improve your quality of life.
Dr. Wiesman will perform the exam necessary to ensure that you are a candidate for the procedure. Contact our office today to schedule your appointment to start living without pressure and pain.