Otology/Neurotology

Research Training Opportunities

Duke University Medical Center - Training for Clinical Research in Hearing, Balance, and Other Communication Disorders

Electrocochleography

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that Electrocochleography (ECoG) is a useful neurophysiologic test and is medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with suspected auditory and bal

Vestibular Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Testing

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) testing is a useful neurophysiologic test and is medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation of certain persons with su

AAO-HNSF Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has released the first ever multi-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical practice guideline to improve the diagnosis and management of tinnitus, the perception of

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus

Leadership: David E. Tunkel, MD, (Chair), Carol A. Bauer, MD, (Assistant Chair), Gordon H. Sun, MD, MS (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

Cochrane Scholars Program

2016 Cochrane ColloquiumSystematic Review Training October 21-25, 2016Seoul, South Korea Sponsored by 

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.

Noise and Hearing Protection

One in 10 Americans has a hearing loss that affects his or her ability to understand normal speech. Age-related hearing loss is the most common cause of this condition and is more prevalent than hearing loss caused by excessive noise exposure.

How the Ear Works

The ear has three main parts: the outer ear (including the external auditory canal), middle ear, and inner ear. The outer ear (the part you can see) opens into the ear canal.

Position Statement on Cochlear Implants

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. considers unilateral and bilateral cochlear implantation as appropriate treatment for adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss.