So anyway, he said the number of ear infections Arron had last winter would qualify him as a candidate for tubes. And, on inspection, he still has a lot of fluid behind the right eardrum and almost done behind the left. He said it's absolutely possible that it is impacting his balance. His torticollis also has him tilting right, which only further stacks the deck against him. So while he can't say for certain that it will help, he wouldn't be surprised if he started walking shortly after the tubes go in. I am anxiously awaiting the call from his scheduler.
He also mentioned that he is 1 of 2 providers at Children's that can perform a procedure through the nose to fix Arron's tear ducts if they become an issue again. It's about a 2.5 hour surgery, completed by him and our opthalmologist as a team. He doesn't think it is necessary at this point, but wanted to put it on my radar as an option in the future, if needed. I believe it's called an endoscopic