The human ear is an important organ and is extremely essential. Any pain or discomfort in the ear needs to be treated effectively. At BLK, we assure you quick and effective treatment. Stapedotomy is a surgical procedure conducted to improve hearing of a patient.
What is Stapes?
Stapes or Stapes footplate is a tiny part in the ear and an essential part in making a person hear clearly. Usually the Stapes footplate is a flexible bone but in certain patients it becomes fixated resulting in partial hear loss.
What are the causes of fixated Stapes footplate?
The Stapes footplate can be fixated by birth due to malformation or may become fixated due to abnormal mineralization of the temporal bone.
What is the procedure?
The Stapedotomy is performed surgically. It is a minimal invasive surgery wherein a tiny incision is made in the stapes footplate through micro drill or laser after which the doctor places prosthesis. The implant helps in the movement of the stapes footplate.