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Overcoming Eustachian Tube Dysfunction: Find relief today

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Overcoming Eustachian Tube Dysfunction: Find relief today

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Are you experiencing uncomfortable ear symptoms?

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD) affects countless individuals, leading to discomfort and disruption in daily life. It occurs when the Eustachian tube, which connects the middle ear to the back of the throat, fails to open and close properly. 
This essential function balances air pressure and drains normal secretions from the middle ear. When dysfunction occurs, it can cause a range of bothersome to painful symptoms, impacting your hearing, comfort, and overall quality of life.
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Symptoms of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction:

Muffled hearing
Ear pain
A feeling of fullness or pressure
Popping or clicking noise
These symptoms can be not just bothersome but deeply frustrating, affecting your ability to enjoy life, communicate effectively, and in some cases, even your balance and spatial orientation.
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Understanding ETD and its impact on your life
The Eustachian tube is like a tiny valve for your ear, and when it malfunctions, it can lead to a feeling of isolation, frustration, and pain. Whether it’s due to allergies, a cold, sinus infections, or even changes in altitude, the discomfort can become a constant battle, making it hard to focus, sleep, or simply enjoy a conversation.
Ignoring ETD can lead to further complications, such as chronic ear infections or even permanent hearing loss.
 But the good news is, you don’t have to live with this discomfort.
Get a treatment tailored to you
At Easley ENT we’ve helped countless patients just like you turn their stories of discomfort and frustration into testimonials of relief and gratitude.
Our team of experts specializes in diagnosing and treating Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
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ACCLARENT AERA® is revolutionizing ETD treatment
In the past, the only options we had for ETD were at-home remedies, medication, and invasive surgery… Now there’s another option.
ACCLARENT AERA® is the first device in the U.S. designed specifically to treat persistent ETD through a minimally invasive procedure.
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How Does It Work?
The ACCLARENT AERA® system utilizes a balloon catheter to delicately dilate the Eustachian tube. This process helps restore normal function and relieve the symptoms of ETD, such as:
  • Chronic ear pressure
  • Ear pain
  • Clogged or muffled sensations
Backed by clinical trials, the ACCLARENT AERA® system has demonstrated:
A technical success rate of 99.7%
Significant improvement in quality of life
Safety and effectiveness in providing lasting relief
Choosing ACCLARENT AERA® means opting for a safe, effective, and minimally invasive treatment for persistent Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. It’s about reclaiming your comfort and breaking free from the constant cycle of ear pressure, pain, and muffled hearing.
Take the First Step Towards Relief
Don’t let Eustachian Tube Dysfunction take over your life. Get on the path to recovery and hear every moment.
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Poe D, Anand V, Dean M, et al. (2017). Balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube for dilatory dysfunction: A randomized controlled trial. Laryngoscope. Sep 20. doi: 10.1002/lary.26827.
Kivekäs I, Chao WC, Faquin W, et al. (2015). Histopathology of balloon-dilation Eustachian tuboplasty. Laryngoscope. 125(2):436-441.
Ockermann, T., Reineke, U., Upile, T., Ebmeyer, F., Sudhoff, H.H. (2010). Balloon Dilatation Eustachian Tuboplasty: A Clinical Study. Laryngoscope, 120:1411–1416.
Shan A, Ward BK, Goman AM, et al. Prevalence of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in Adults in the United States. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019;145(10):974-975.
DisclosuresImportant Safety Information:
ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System is intended for use by physicians who are trained on Acclarent Technology. Eustachian tube balloon dilation has associated risks, including tissue and mucosal trauma, infection, or possible carotid artery injury. Prior to use, it is important to read the Instructions for Use and to understand the contraindications, warnings, and precautions associated with these devices.
Caution: Federal (US) law restricts the sale, distribution or use of these devices to, by or on the order of a physician. Third party trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners. This content is intended for audience within the US only.