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Otology

Common Ear Conditions

Click here to view a recorded GP Education Session on common conditions of the ear, presented by Dr Elizabeth Rose, Head of the Eye and Ear's Paediatric Otology Clinic.

Otitis Media

Otitis media is an umbrella term that covers a range of problems in the middle ear which can be a continuum of disease.

"Otitis media - stuck in the middle with glue" is a 45 minute webinar for Safer Care Victoria covering the common problems of acute otitis media and chronic otitis media with effusion. It is presented by Dr Lina Nido (general practitioner and GP liaison for the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital) with Dr Elizabeth Rose (ENT specialist at the Eye and Ear) providing a clinical perspective.

Ear Examination Tools and Techniques

The following tutorials, for GPs and Emergency Department staff, were produced by John Vorrath and Michael Dobson (Consultant ENT Surgeons) with the assistance of Adam Louws and James Ooi; and presented by John Vorrath.

How to examine ear drums

How to remove wax with a syringe

How to use dental broaches

How to use suction tools

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in the ears or head when no such external physical noise is present. Click here to watch a GP education session on tinnitus presented by Dr Claire Iseli, ENT surgeon at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

Hearing Loss

Click here to watch a GP education session on hearing loss presented by Dr Claire Iseli, ENT surgeon at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

Assessment of the Ear

Click here to watch a GP education session on the assessment of the ear presented by Prof Stephen O'Leary, ENT specialist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

Stapedectomy

This video of a stapedectomy shows the surgical procedure performed to correct otosclerosis, a disease of the ear in which abnormal growth of bone interferes with movement of the stapes bone, leading to a progressive loss of hearing.


This procedure was performed by Robert Briggs, Head of Otology and Medical Director of the Cochlear Implant Clinic at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.