Otology/Neurotology

Position Statement: Hearing Aids

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

Position Statement: Implantable Hearing Devices

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

Position Statement: Infant Hearing

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

Position Statement: Ototoxicity

Ototoxicity refers to injury of the inner ear as the result of exposure to chemicals or medications. When use of an ototoxic medication is medically necessary with no reasonable alternatives, the lowest therapeutic dose should be used.

Position Statement: Minimal Test Battery for Cochlear Implants

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

Positions Statement: Otology/Neurotology

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. recognizes that after general surgical training an otolaryngology resident spends four years being educated and trained in the head and neck region.

Position Statement: 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.

Position Statement: Posturography

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that the following tests or evaluation tools are medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation or  therapy of certain persons with suspected balance or dizziness disorder

Management of Otosclerosis

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recognizes otosclerosis as a condition of abnormal bone growth that results in a progressive conductive hearing loss.

Position Statement: Use of Topical Antibiotic Drops

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