ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System


It may be a symptom of Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD). Studies have shown that up to 5% of US adults have ETD.

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Go beyond the symptoms TO THE SOURCE.

The ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation System, first-of-its-kind, is a safe and minimally invasive treatment for ETD. It is the only available device in the United States specifically designed to dilate the Eustachian tubes for patients with persistent ETD.

EXPERIENCE RELIEF with a minimally invasive procedure. ACCLARENT AERA® dilates your narrowed and clogged Eustachian tubes.


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A physician trained to use ACCLARENT AERA® can determine if Eustachian tube balloon dilation is right for you.

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)

Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) is the failure of the Eustachian tube (a passage that leads to your middle ear) to open and/or close properly. The Eustachian tube may be narrowed or clogged.

About Acclarent

Acclarent, Inc. is a medical device company located in Irvine, CA. Its singular focus is improving patient care in all areas of otolaryngology by designing, developing and commercializing minimally invasive medical devices that address conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat (ENT), relieving suffering as effectively and painlessly as possible. Acclarent is demonstrating this by developing and advancing innovative technologies and investing in clinical studies and physician training. Acclarent products are used in sinus, airway and Eustachian tube procedures. Acclarent is a part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies.

"Since I have had this procedure…, I have had no pressure and no fluid in that ear. It really made a difference in my quality of life."
-Michael B.
ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Dilation patient
Individual results may vary

"Wow, I can hear."
-Bayardo M.
ACCLARENT AERA® Eustachian Tube Dilation patient who had troubles hearing due to ETD. Statement made immediately upon recovering from the procedure.
Individual results may vary

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Important Safety Information: 

Acclarent Technology is intended for use by or under the direction of a physician. Eustachian tube balloon dilation has associated risks, including tissue and mucosal trauma, infection, or possible carotid artery injury. Consult your physician for a full discussion of risks and benefits to determine whether this procedure is right for you. The success of this procedure depends on many factors, including your physical condition and your body’s ability to tolerate the procedure. Use care in the selection of your doctors and hospital, based on their skill and experience. 

Caution: Federal (US) law restricts the sale, distribution or use of these devices to, by or on the order of a physician. Third party trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners. This content is intended for audience within the US only. 

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