Oct 04, 2010 · Re: Hearing loss after stapedectomy I had surgery five months ago and good results, but now hearing isn’t so good..I’m sorry I don’t have advice but I really sympathize, I don’t understand what’s going on with my ears either
Otosclerosis is a disease of the middle and inner ear that causes hearing loss that worsens over time. Unlike hearing loss of the inner ear, hearing loss from otosclerosis in the middle ear is surgically reversible. The term “otosclerosis” comes from the Greek words for “hard” (sclero) “ear” (oto).
Mar 01, 2005 · Revision stapes surgery was performed in 20 patients after stapedotomy, in 19 patients after total stapedectomy, and in 5 patients after partial stapedectomy, as primary treatment. The indication for revision surgery was a reported recurrent hearing loss by the patient and a conductive hearing loss of at least 20 dB in the speech frequencies
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Generally, a stapedectomy is not a very painful operation. Medication may be needed for a few days after the surgery. What are the risks of a stapedectomy? Any surgical procedure carries potential risks. These risks are discussed with the patient and/or family prior to surgery: Hearing loss: There is a slight chance of hearing loss in the inner
Nov 27, 2012 · Stapedectomy benefits ‘wearing off’ Hearing Loss. Only recently have I noticed a hearing loss. I had tests after the surgeries for a while, but not in recent times. My current loss (so it seems to me) is not as great as the initial loss before surgery, at least for normal voice. Stapedectomy left year 1989. Wore hearing aid for ~ 5years
Jun 04, 2015 · I had my stapedectomy operation done in December 2006 and thought I’d share my experience with anyone who might be considering this operation and sprawling patient forums as I did. I was 60% deaf in my right ear and had early signs of otosclerosis in my left ear.
Stapedectomy is a surgical procedure of the middle ear performed in order to improve hearing. Patients suffering from otosclerosis and significant hearing loss need the surgical ear treatment called a stapedectomy.
A frozen stapes bone causes a mechanical or conductive hearing loss. The operation to allow sound to pass into the inner ear again is called a stapedectomy, or stapedotomy, depending on the size of hole made into the oval window, but the operations are pretty much the same.
I’m 42 and had a stapedectomy in March 2013, which was 10 yrs after noticeable hearing loss began. It has been a success thus far. Lot of negative outcomes on this board, all of which I had read before my procedure, so I wanted to offer a contrasting story.
Otosclerosis is a disease of the middle ear bones and sometimes the inner ear. Otosclerosis is a common cause of hearing impairment and is rarely hereditary. The stapes operation (stapedectomy) is recommended for patients with otosclerosis who are candidates for surgery.
Hearing loss occurs because the stiffened stapes can no longer vibrate and pass sound waves from the ear canal to the inner ear. Stapedectomy can correct otosclerosis. Working through the ear canal, the surgeon removes all or part of the stapes.