Anthony Products' myringotomy tubes are available in dozens of designs, several sizes and five different materials to meet all you tympanostomy procedure needs. Chronic middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, are common in young children. To prevent future ear infections an otolaryngologist will place the myringotomy tubes into the eardrums to ventilate the area behind the eardrum and keep the pressure equalized. Myringotomy tubes are known by a variety of names including grommet ear tubes, ventilation tubes, tympanostomy tubes and PE
(pressure equalization) tubes.