Ossciculoplasty is a minimal invasive surgery with minimal/nil risk. After carrying out required tests and X-ray, a doctor may opt for surgery. During the procedure of Ossciculoplasty, the doctor repairs the affected bone in case of partial infection/injury. Despite that, if the damage is high then the doctor will implant prosthesis.
Why do I need Ossiculoplasty?
Ear is a sensitive organ and any infection, if not treated may lead to further complications. Otitis is one such infection, which, if not treated may hamper small bones in our ear further damaging our hearing. Your ENT specialist will then conduct a surgery to repair or reconstruct these bones called Ossiculoplasty.
Safety measures to be taken after the surgery:
- Your ear will be bandaged after the surgery.
- Some amount of blood discharge is normal and patient need not to worry about it.
- Regular dressing is advisable to avoid any infection.
- You need to guard your ear form water initially after the dressing is removed.
- Use cotton buds while taking a bath.
- You can return to work/normal activities after 5 days.