Airplane Ear | Ear Barotrauma - Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Aug 01, 2016
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Glossary

Cochlear implant: This is an electronic device that is used to bypass the functions of the inner ear. It is used in patients with hearing loss.

ENT specialist: A doctor specializing in ear, nose and throat diseases.

Hemorrhage: Bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel.

Myringotomy: A surgical incision performed on the eardrum to remove the accumulated fluid and to ease the pressure.

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