HOW IT WORKS

how it works

During the procedure, the ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System system dilates (opens up) your Eustachian tube through use of a small balloon.

  • The balloon is guided through your nose and into your Eustachian tube
  • Once in place, it is inflated to open up or widen your Eustachian tube to relieve any pressure imbalance or blockage that could be causing you discomfort
  • After your Eustachian tube has been widened, the balloon is deflated and removed from your Eustachian tube
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Disclosures

Indications For Use

The ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System is intended to dilate the Eustachian tube for treatment of persistent Eustachian tube dysfunction in adults ages 18 and older.

Important Safety Information

Acclarent Technology is intended for use by or under the direction of a physician. Eustachian tube balloon dilation has associated risks, including tissue and mucosal trauma, infection, or possible carotid artery injury. Consult your physician for a full discussion of risks and benefits to determine whether this procedure is right for you. The success of this procedure depends on many factors, including your physical condition and your body’s ability to tolerate the procedure. Use care in the selection of your doctors and hospital, based on their skill and experience.

Caution: Federal (US) law restricts the sale, distribution or use of these devices to, by or on the order of a physician.

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