Insertion of a ventilation tube to drain middle ear fluid
A relatively small perforation of the right tympanic membrane. This can be repaired to create a safe, dry ear and restore hearing
Surgical treatment of otosclerosis. Bypass of a fixed stapes bone with a small piston (4.5mm long and 0.4mm diameter) through a surgically created hole through the footplate of the stapes bone
An example of the internal component of a cochlear implant. This is indicated when a hearing aid cannot achieve better than 60% of the words presented during specific testing. In real life this is the sensation fo hearing noise but very limited clarity.
The following is a broad overview of what and how we manage various causes of hearing loss.
Hearing Loss: From wax impaction to cochlear implants