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MEET THE DOCTORS 2018

Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Osborne will be in:

 EUROPE: February 2018
NYC: April 25
ORLANDO: April 26
HOUSTON: April 27
Cochlear Implant: An Overview
Figure: Illustration of the ear demonstrating a cochlear implant’s external and internal components.

Cochlear Implant: An Overview

A cochlear implant is an electronic medical device that serves as a functioning replacement for a damaged inner ear component called the cochlea. The cochlea is responsible for translating the…

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Otitis Externa – Swimmer’s Ear
Figure 2: Photograph of the external ear demonstrating crusting and flaking at the entrance of the external ear canal (left). Otoscopic examination of the external ear canal demonstrating redness and swelling consistent with otitis externa (right).

Otitis Externa – Swimmer’s Ear

Otitis externa is inflammation of the external ear canal. Otitis externa has many possible causes: Bacterial: Bacteria can infect the outer ear when the skin is damaged. Moisture in the…

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