Hearing Update

The vision exam and hearing exam are both done. Eye surgery is now in progress. 

This morning, we were put on our heels when the ENT informed us there was a possibility Kiran would need tubes in his ears. The only time we had heard of tubes was due to chronic ear infections. Kiran hasn’t had a single ear infection in his entire life.  However, apparently chronic fluid buildup in the ear is another reason they put tubes in. 

His last hearing test – he had fluid in his ears – so if they found fluid today (and if it was thick and goopy fluid), they would want to put tubes in. 

There’s the background. This is what caught us off guard (and made me cry, let’s be honest, even though I know tubes aren’t a big deal). 

Here’s what we found: His hearing is normal!  There was no fluid in the ears!  No tubes!  No need to follow up with hearing checks!

Such a relief for us all. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s