Ear Surgery / Otology
Otology is a subspeciality of
– ear, nose and throat).
engage in the medical and surgical treatment of ear diseases. Typically, ear surgery is utilised to correct defects causing hearing loss or impairment. Such procedures include stapedectomy, tympanoplasty, and
. Other ailments they treat are recurrent ear infections, facial nerve disorders, balance and vertigo disorders. On occasion, an Otologist will assist a Neurosurgeon in the removal of tumors that arise at the base of the brain and require a surgical approach through the skull base to reach the brain. The surgical procedure
corrects the appearance of ears that are misshapen or protruding.
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