Swimmers Ear, Otitis Media

Swimmer's Ear

Affecting the outer ear, swimmer’s ear (also called acute otitis externa) is a painful condition resulting from inflammation, irritation, or infection.

Infant Hearing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. has adopted the position statement of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, 2007.

Implantable Hearing Devices

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Hearing Aids

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head And Neck Surgery, Inc. states: dispensing of hearing aids, hearing assisted devices and other hearing rehabilitation devices is within the scope of practice for otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons.

Middle-Ear Ventilation Tube Placement

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that complications may occur following the placement of middle-ear ventilation tubes.

Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions. Only licensed physicians with a medical school degree and medical training (MD or DO) may diagnose and direct the management of diseases and medical disorders.

Use of Topical Antibiotic Drops

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

Otology Outcome Tool: CES

Chronic Ear Survey (CES) Description Provides information regarding total ear-specific health, as well as subscore information regarding activity restriction, symptoms, and medical resource usage attributable to chronic otitis media Targeted Age