An ENT doctor or surgeon in Indore can diagnose the perforation in the ear in a physical examination using an otoscope. It is an instrument that has a magnifier with a light, designed to look inside the ear. The ENT doctor may ask about your physical activities and the instance when you first experienced the changes in your hearing ability, discharge from the ear, or earache. There are few tests the specialist may conduct to identify the severity of the hole in the eardrum:
- Tympanometry- The doctor uses a tympanometer to check the response of the eardrum against different air pressures. This will help the doctor find the complexity of the perforation in the tympanic membrane or eardrum.
- Audiology- The doctor will set different volumes of sound and pitches to identify the severity of the hearing ability caused by a ruptured eardrum. This test is usually conducted in a soundproof booth to avoid any disturbance present in the environment.
Pristyn Care in Indore has the best ENT specialists who use the latest equipment to diagnose and cure patients. Meet and consult with ENT specialists in Indore for eardrum disorders, ear pain, or fluid discharge from the ears. Tympanoplasty is reconstructive surgery of punctured eardrum. It may require making a small incision above the ear canal or can be done without any incision via the ear canal to approach the repair while the patient is under anesthetic. The procedure involves the reconstruction of the eardrum. The procedure takes around 45-60 minutes to complete and patients only have to stay in the hospital for a day. Tympanoplasty is performed by an experienced ENT surgeon at Pristyn Care under the influence of anesthesia, making the procedure painless. The doctor takes a graft from the cartilage present above the ear to repair the perforation in the eardrum. The graft is stitched on the tympanic membrane and left to heal on its own. Tympanoplasty is an advanced and outpatient procedure that is minimally invasive and has few chances of infection.