Category Archives: otitis media

New guidelines lead to cheaper, more effective treatment for middle ear fluid

Otitis media with effusion or OME is so common in children that almost all kids will have experience middle ear fluid and many will have at least one ear infection by the time that they reach school age. Acute otitis media is a painful ear infection. This infection develops when the middle ear becomes infected. […]

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Summertime Care of Tympanostomy Tubes

Statistics show that every year almost half a million children undergo surgeries under anesthesia in which ear tubes are inserted into their ear drums. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia and is carried out to remove any fluid that may have become trapped behind the ear drum and to prevent recurrent ear infections. A few […]

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