MEE in Children

MEE in Children

MEE in Children What is Middle Ear Effusion (‘Glue Ear’) in Children? In a normally functioning ear, the middle part of the ear is an air filled cavity (about the size of an m&m) which is regulated by the Eustachian Tube (a tube that connects the middle part of...
Hearing loss in one ear

Hearing loss in one ear

Hearing loss in one ear Unilateral Hearing Loss Generally hearing loss affects both ears at the same time. However, there are times where just one ear experiences hearing loss (unilateral hearing loss) or one ear has worse hearing than the other ear (asymmetric...
Protect your hearing

Protect your hearing

Your hearing is precious Simple steps now to help prevent noise-induced damage over time. We protect our eyesight, teeth and bodies with regular check-ups. We even ensure the health of our hair with regular trips to the hairdresser. But very few of us take steps to...
Hearing loss and Ototoxicity

Hearing loss and Ototoxicity

Hearing loss and Ototoxicity (‘Oto’ = Ear, ‘Toxicity’ = Poisoning) Some medications have the potential to cause damage to structures in the inner parts of the ears resulting in temporary or permanent hearing loss. These are known as ototoxic medications and may...
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

I have suddenly lost hearing in one ear! Losing your hearing very quickly, typically only in one ear, is a serious medical condition and requires prompt medical attention. Early treatment can save your hearing. Call your doctor right away! You may be experiencing...