The ear is a complex system and can give rise to various symptoms, such as hearing loss, deafness, ear drainage, ear pain, ringing in the ears...
Ear and hearing disorders
Ear disorders are very diverse. The disorders are often quite bothersome, but fortunately, not serious. Sometimes, there is a more serious underlying disease.
What are these disorders?
Diagnosis and treatment
Depending on the diagnosis, there is usually a specific treatment for each ear and/or hearing problem. The treatment may consist of medication, an adjustment of a medical hearing device or a surgical procedure performed in the hospital.
An overview of the most common treatments:
|Cochlear implants||Stirrup operation (stapedotomy)|
|Hearing test||Tinnitus advice|
|Hearing aids||Ear tubes|
|Closing a perforated eardrum|