Tinnitus Treatment in Dubai
Tinnitus or ringing ears is a condition when sound is produced in the ears internally. It can affect one or both ears. Almost 15-20% of people are affected by it.
Tinnitus can be caused due to an underlying condition, such as ear disease, infection, age-related hearing loss, or an ear injury that hurts the internal ear. Most of our patients who seek tinnitus treatment in Dubai are relieved from tinnitus symptoms as they become less noticeable.
A brief analysis of what happens in tinnitus
The sound is perceived by the eardrum and the cochlea and sent to the brain by auditory signals, causing hearing. In tinnitus, the cochlea picks up muffled (suppressed) sounds resulting in hearing ringing sensations.
The cochlea is a spiral inner ear part responsible for hearing. Cochlea damage or ear canal obstruction that causes the cochlea to pick overlapping auditory signals can cause tinnitus or hearing loss.
Causes of tinnitus
A doctor diagnoses tinnitus by symptoms and some tests. The tests are:
The treatment module depends on the diagnosis. In some cases, treatment of causes—treats tinnitus. Our tinnitus treatment in Dubai includes:
Dr. Peter Baptista is one of the leading ENT doctors for tinnitus treatment in Dubai. He treats ear, nose, and throat conditions based on the latest treatment approaches. He is also experienced and adept in ENT-related surgeries, giving promising results from his treatments.
Consult Dr. Peter Baptista for your ear, hearing, or ENT-related disabilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
The most common cause of tinnitus is exposure to loud noise, which can damage the delicate hair cells in the inner ear. Other common causes include ageing, ear infections, and certain medications.
Currently, there is no cure for tinnitus. However, various treatments can help manage the symptoms, such as sound therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and medication.
Yes, many people with tinnitus can live normal lives. While the condition can be frustrating and distracting, it is typically not a serious health problem and can be managed properly.
In some cases, tinnitus can be a symptom of hearing loss. However, not all cases of tinnitus are associated with hearing loss, and many other possible causes exist.
Hearing aids can effectively manage tinnitus, especially if someone has hearing loss. By amplifying external sounds, hearing aids can help mask tinnitus’s internal ringing or buzzing.
Yes, it is generally safe to fly with tinnitus. However, the changes in air pressure during takeoff and landing can sometimes exacerbate tinnitus symptoms. Some people find that using earplugs or other hearing protection can help.
If left untreated, tinnitus can become more severe and have a greater impact on a person’s quality of life. It can also be an indication of an underlying medical condition, so it’s important to seek medical attention if you are experiencing persistent tinnitus.