Depending on your hearing or ear condition, your doctor at the center will work with you to determine the best treatment plan.
Your treatment may consist of one or several of the following:
The following are just some of the surgical treatments we perform at the UPMC Ear and Hearing Center:
This ear and hearing treatment involves medication being injected through the tympanic membrane (eardrum) ;into the middle ear to treat certain conditions of hearing loss or dizziness. You may need just a single injection or a series of injections.
Intratympanic injections of gentamicin is a vestibulotoxic medication that chemically reduces function of the inner ear. This is used for treatment of inner ear disorders causing frequent vertigo.
Intratympanic injections of steroids is used to treat sudden hearing loss, when the patient is seen near the time of onset.
To make an appointment with one of our doctors or learn more about us, contact University Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists at:
University Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialists (Oakland)
Eye & Ear Institute
203 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
University Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialists
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave., Suit 102
Pittsburgh, PA 15232