What is Myringotomy?

Category: Surgeries


A myringotomy is a surgical procedure where a tiny incision in the eardrum is created to relieve pressure caused by a blockage in the Eustachian tube.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Eustachian tube inflammation (otitis media) 2 0
Ears blocked 1 0
Eustachian tube dysfunction 1 0
Hearing loss 1 0
Hearing problems 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell


Based on patients currently having Myringotomy

Dosage Patients
one time 1


Currently having Myringotomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Myringotomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Myringotomy.