The ear

The ear serves two very important purposes: hearing and  balance control.

Sounds are the external stimuli which affect the level of energy in the brain. When the interpretation of  this audio information is disturbed due to poor hearing then this may affect the mental capacity, the learning abilities and also the emotional and behavioral functions of the individual.

Tinnitus due to Myoclonus of Middle ear or Palatal muscles

Unusual sounds (or vibrations) in one or both ears that may occur suddenly and can last from a few minutes to weeks, which are described by patients as continuous clicking without rhythm, are almost always due to muscle spasms.

Management of Hyperacusis at EYiasis Neuro-otology Dept.

EY-LLLT endo-auricular laser therapy along with an acupuncture protocol for tinnitus and hyperacusis is applied at our neuro-otology department.

Investigation of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis

For the investigation of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis a certain algorithm is followed.

Why are some sounds intrusively loud?

The term hyperacusis is generally applied to people who experience the sounds of everyday life as intrusively loud, uncomfortable, and sometimes painful.

What causes tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the sound that one perceives in the ear or in the head, without any external sound source.

Glue Ear

Glue ear is a very common condition in preschool children, resulting in small to moderate transient hearing loss.

Price for Professional Ear Wax Removal

Clinical Ear examination and Micro Suction Ear wax removal price. Clinical examination entails:

Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma (or vestibular schwannoma) is a benign slow-growing tumor that develops on the main (vestibular) nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain.

Techniques to Equalize the Ears

Equalizing ear pressure gradient when diving is very important in order to avoid pain and sometimes lasting damage to the ear. The key to safe equalizing is opening the normally closed eustachian tubes, allowing higher-pressure air from the throat to enter the middle ears.

Precautions to Prevent Diving Injuries

In order for the diver to enjoy this sport, it is important that some precautions be taken. Most diving problems can be avoided if the prospective diver is annually screened by an ENT surgeon….

Ear Injuries while Diving

The three different areas of the ear can all be injured during the descent or ascent during a diving expedition…

Management of Sudden Hearing Loss (SSHL)

Treatment of idiopathic neurosensory hearing loss remains controversial and lacks a universally accepted treatment protocol. Many proprietary medicinal products have been used to improve the prognosis of patients such as, glucocorticoids, antivirals, anticoagulants, vasodilators and anti-inflammatory agents as well as the use of hyperbaric oxygen.

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), commonly known as sudden deafness, occurs as an unexplained, rapid loss of hearing—usually in one ear—either at once or over several days.

Causes of Hearing Loss

Hard of Hearing refers to someone who doesn't hear well. This may be because they were born with a hearing loss or they may have lost some or all of their hearing later in life. Many hard of hearing people don't know that they have a hearing loss. Some simply deny it, even though they [...]

Diagnosis and Management of Glue Ear

Otoscopy and ear microscopy is used to evaluate the changes in the external ear canal and eardrum.
Other tests, such as tympanometry, may also be used to examine the middle ear.

Hyperacusis

Hyperacusis is a hearing disorder that makes it hard to deal with everyday sounds. If you have it, certain sounds may seem unbearably loud even though people…

Tinnitus: Diagnosis and Measuring Tinnitus

Starting with a thorough medical exam, the proper diagnosis and evaluation of tinnitus are both critical for successful tinnitus management…

Neurophysiology of Tinnitus

A common cause of tinnitus is inner ear cell damage. Tiny, delicate hairs in your inner ear move in relation to the pressure of sound waves…

Swimmers or Surfers Ear

Exostosis is the medical term for an abnormal growth of bone within the ear canal. It is more commonly referred to as swimmer’s or surfer’s ear…

Perforated Eardrum

An eardrum rupture is a small hole or tear in the eardrum, or tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a thin tissue that divides your middle ear…

Earache

Earache is very common medical problem for both children and adults. The pain of earache results from inflammation and swelling of…

Diving related Ear Injuries

Scuba diving is an activity that requires good physical condition and completely functional anatomy of the ear, nose and paranasal sinuses…

Vertigo – Dizziness

Vertigo is the feeling that you or your environment is moving , tilting, spinning or falling. It differs from dizziness in that vertigo describes an illusion of movement…

Otitis Media with Effusion (glue ear)

Glue ear is a common childhood condition in which the middle ear becomes filled with fluid. The medical term for glue ear is otitis media with effusion (OME)…

THE EAR

The ear serves two very important purposes: hearing and  balance control…