Otology/Neurotology

Implantable Hearing Devices

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

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.

Minimal Test Battery for Cochlear Implants

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

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.

Ototoxicity

Ototoxicity refers to injury of the inner ear (cochlear and/or vestibular end organs) as the result of exposure to chemicals or medications.

Red Flags-Warning of Ear Disease

Hearing loss and balance disorders are medical conditions.  Only licensed physicians with medical training may diagnose and direct the management of disease and medical disorders.  A full history and physical examination by a physician (preferably a

Posturography

The American Academy of Otolaryngology——Head and Neck Surgery recognizes that the following tests or treatments are medically indicated and appropriate in the evaluation or treatment of persons with suspected balance or dizziness disorders: Rotationa

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.

Use of Topical Antibiotic Drops

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

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation, or Balance Retraining Therapy, is a scientifically based and clinically valid therapeutic modality for the treatment of persistent dizziness and postural instability due to incomplete compensation after peripheral vestibula

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