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otology

[ō′täl·ə·je]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine that deals with the ear and its diseases.
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As a general rule, patients should seek treatment centers where the otologists (doctors with a subspecialty in ear disorders) have considerable experience with stapes surgery.
5] Echoing this sentiment, an otologist writes that the deaf are "like foreigners in their own country.
If you have any questions about yourself and a possible acoustic tumor, please discuss them with your otologist.
Before being fitted for a hearing aid, the client sees an otologist and an audiologist.
22] The role of an ophthalmologist- to rule out vision impairment; otologist and audiologist- to rule out hearing impairment, CAPD and adequate amplifications with hearing aids if needed; speech language pathologist for language disorders is obvious.
Trainee and junior practicing otologist alongwith children were the beneficiaries as the procedures were successfully completed under supervision of senior ENT surgeons," he said.
The text's up-to-date contributions and references offer an excellent resource even for the experienced otologist.
Brainstem auditory evoked responses have shown to be an important tool and a useful screening test that the clinical neurophysiologist can offer the neurologist, neurosurgeon or otologist so as to aid in the diagnosis and management of the disorders affecting the nervous system.
Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) was the topic of Richard Ramsden, an eminent Otologist from Manchester UK.
You might also schedule an examination by your child's doctor who, if he suspects a hearing difficulty, will probably refer you to an otologist - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of ear conditions.
One otologist told me of having put a hearing aid on an infant at age six months.