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Eardrum Repair

Alternate Names : Myringoplasty, Tympanoplasty

Eardrum Repair | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

The person usually has soft packing material inside their ear canal after the procedure. After 1 or 2 hours of recovery time, people can usually go home. Someone else should drive the person home. This is because the pain medicines given can affect a person's ability to drive.

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Eardrum Repair: Overview & Description


Eardrum Repair: Home Care and Complications

Author: Mark Loury, MD
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 05/07/01

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