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Another Reason to Avoid Ear Surgery

Sunday, 02 November 2008 12:11

According to researches at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh, Inserting tubes in the eardrums of children under the age of 3 has no measurable effect on improving speech, language, cognitive or psychosocial development.

The researches studied 588 3 year olds from infancy and concluded that their findings provided no evidence that the insertion of ear tubes improves a child's developmental progress. Approximately 280,000 children under the age of 3 have tubes inserted annually.

Before Ear Surgery read this: What are risks and complications of ear tubes? http://www.medicinenet.com/ear_tubes/article.htm