Many patients visit their ENT specialist complaining of a buzzing or ringing in their ears. These noises need to be studied as soon as possible using audiometry and tympanometry, for example, as the underlying cause could be any of a range of conditions. Here, we explain what this testing consists of and how it is carried out.Continue reading
A hearing aid will only be prescribed following a hearing assessment by an ENT specialist and must be fitted and adapted by a hearing aid specialist. Below we explain the different types of hearing aids currently available on the market and some of the symptoms you need to be watchful for if you think you need to have one fitted.
Hearing loss or impairment is caused by damage or malfunction in one or more parts of the inner ear. Below is a quick guide to the possible causes of this auditory dysfunction.