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Treatment of Hearing loss

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 5:25 PM

By Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal, ENT Specialist Bangalore

Treatment of Hearing loss

Treatment of Hearing loss depends on various factors such as

Type of Hearing loss - conductive or sensorineural

Onset of Hearing loss - Sudden, Gradual or progressive

Age of the patient

Degree of Hearing loss - mild,moderate, severe or profound

Cause of Hearing loss

Treatment ranges from

Medication

Wax Removal- this is one of the dramatic forms of curing a hearing loss- many a patient gets complete releif after removal of an impacted wax plug!

 

Treatment of Fluid in the middle ear

Grommet[ Ventillation Tube ] insertion

Surgery:-

Canal plasty

Tympanoplasty

 

Myringoplasty [Repair of the ear drum]

Stapedectomy

Stapedotomy

Ossiculoplasty

BAHA [Bone Anchored Hearing Aid]

Hearing Aids: Nowadays several sophisticated Hearing Aids are available which can be custom made to the individual needs of a person

 

Cochlear implantation: Now we are in the eara of the bionic ear or cochlear implant which has given millions hope beyond hearing aids

 

Brainstem Implants

 

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