Ear Tube Insertion: Purpose, Procedure & Recovery - ear tubes in adults

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Ear ventilation tubes ear tubes in adults


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

Adults can also get ear infections, but children get them more frequently because they have smaller eustachian tubes that are more likely to.

If your child gets frequent infections or fluid build-up in his middle ear, your doctor may recommend ear tubes. Some adults might need them.