Instructions for use

The Otovent method, which is established in some 20 countries, is an effective, non-surgical alternative to tube insertion. The documentation demonstrates the effectiveness of the method in both children and adults.

Step 1 – Connect the balloon to the nose piece. Hold the round part of the nose piece firmly against the right nostril with the right hand. Press the left nostril closed with the left hand.

Step 2 – Inhale deeply, close the mouth and the inflate the balloon until it is the size of a grapefruit,by blowing through the nostril.

Step 3 – Repeat the procedure with the left nostril.


If you/the child experience no change:

Step 1 – Repeat step 2 Then bend your head forwards slightly and turn your head to the right. Now repeat step 3.

Step 6 – When the balloon is inflated, try to swallow. Please note that the nasal applicator should still be held close to your right nostril, your left nostril should be pressed shut with your left index finger and your mouth should be kept shut.

Step 7 – Repeat the same procedure in the left nostril with your head tilted to the left.