By now you probably know that if you have a carotid arterial bypass surgery (CABS), you may need to have an ear implant.
Chiari malformations, also called carotids, occur when the blood vessels in the neck, jaw, and ear get clogged with excess fluid, leading to a stroke.
They can lead to death, but surgery can help prevent or treat them.
Chiaroscopy is a surgery that uses a special camera that focuses on the blood vessel and can help you visualize the damage.
Here are the main ways you can have Chiari surgery without a CABS: