ENT CONDITIONS

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Acoustic Neuromas

Acoustic Neuromas are relatively uncommon benign tumours that grow on the nerve between the brain and the inner ear.

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Auditory Brainstem Implants

The auditory brainstem implant (ABI) was developed to restore some hearing to people in the situation where...

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Balance Disorders

A balance disorder is a condition marked by the symptoms of feeling unsteady or dizzy...

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Bone Anchored Hearing Aids

A bone anchored hearing device is a hearing device that relies on direct bone conduction to transmit sound...

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Childhood Hearing Loss

Children, like adults, can have hearing loss caused by problems in any part of the ear. Even mild hearing loss...

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Chronic Ear Infections

Chronic otitis media (COM) is a long-lasting infection of the middle ear that often produces a perforation in the tympanic membrane and can lead to damage of...

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Cochlear

Implants

A cochlear implant is an electronic device that is partially implanted surgically into the cochlea...

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Congenital Atresia

Narrowing of the ear canal is called aural atresia. It can range from a slight narrowing to a complete absence of the external ear canal...

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Eustachian Tube Problems

The Eustachian tube is the narrow channel connecting the back of the nose with the middle ear space...

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Facial Nerve Disorders

Twitching, weakness or paralysis of the face is a symptom of some disorder involving the facial nerve.

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Ménière’s

Disease

Ménière’s disease is an inner ear disorder that causes fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo and fullness or pressure in the ear.

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Neurofibromatosis Type II

In rare cases, a person might have acoustic tumours on both sides. This is the hallmark of a disease called Neurofibromatosis Type II.

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Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is a disease of the ear in which abnormal growth of bone interferes with the movement of the stapes bone...

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Surfer's Ear

Exostoses are bony outgrowths of the external auditory canal. They typically line both the front and back of the canal causing narrowing...

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Tinnitus

Often described as "ringing in the ears", can also present as buzzing, hissing, seashell sound, roaring, humming or pulsation. It might be constant or intermittent...