How to use Otovent
Using Otovent is easy and based on the original Otovent study. Follow the three steps below to achieve the desired results.
Follow these easy steps
Otovent is an aid that can be used if your child can’t equalise the pressure on their own. Otovent should always be used with an adult.
Attach the balloon to the nose piece. Hold the round part of the nose piece firmly to your nostril. Press the
other nostril closed with your index finger to prevent air flow on that side.
Inhale deeply, close your mouth and gently but firmly inflate the balloon to the size of a grapefruit (10–12 cm). Once the balloon is inflated, swallow 1–3 times.
Repeat the process on the opposite nostril. The procedure has worked when you hear or feel a small ‘pop’ in your ear.