While on the topic of Otosclerosis:
does not cure otosclerosis, merely bypasses the disease for a few years. Ultimately, as the disease progresses from the middle ear into the cochlea
, you will have to use a hearing aid.
2. Given even the slight risk of total hearing loss
forever, you should consider a trial with a Baha (Bone Anchored Hearing Aid
3. If you still wish to get operated, do so only in one ear. Lifestyle changes are required after stapedectomy.