Myringotomy

Myringotomy

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14"x12" illustration printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm paper.

This medical illustration demonstrates a Myringotomy, where the eardrum is perforated to relieve pressure from infective material behind it (glue ear). A plastic 'grommet' may be inserted after to allow continued drainage.

Glue ear is particularly common in young children, and impacts their hearing. Impaired hearing as a child has knock on effects on speech and language development in the brain, and on their education. Therefore, this simple procedure can have a massive impact on a child's future.

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16"x12" illustration printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm paper.

This medical illustration demonstrates a Myringotomy, where the eardrum is perforated to relieve pressure from infective material behind it (glue ear). A plastic 'grommet' may be inserted after to allow continued drainage.

Glue ear is particularly common in young children, and impacts their hearing. Impaired hearing as a child has knock on effects on speech and language development in the brain, and on their education. Therefore, this simple procedure can have a massive impact on a child's future.