barotrauma oido

Barotrauma of the ear

Ear barotrauma is a painful condition that can occur when there are sudden changes in atmospheric pressure, such as during an airplane flight or when diving. In this article, we’ll explore in detail what barotrauma is, its causes and symptoms, as well as the treatments available to relieve discomfort and protect hearing health. What is barotrauma? Ear barotrauma is…

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Colesteatoma ótico

Otic cholesteatoma

Otic cholesteatoma is a middle ear condition characterized by abnormal growth of squamous tissue in the ear canal. This tissue can build up and form a benign mass, but it can cause serious complications if not treated properly. In this article, from our hearing center in Malaga, Dominguez Hearing Aids, we will explore the characteristic symptoms of otic cholesteatoma, as well as the…

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audifonos para bebes

Infant hearing aids

The first few years of a baby’s life are critical for their hearing and language development. Hearing aids for babies play a vital role in providing them with access to sound and facilitating their cognitive, linguistic, and social development. At our hearing center in Malaga, Audífonos Domínguez, we can help improve your baby’s quality of life. Here we explore in detail when to consider baby hearing…

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que es aerotitis

Aerotitis: What is it?

Aerotitis, also known as otic barotrauma, is a condition that occurs when there is a pressure difference between the inside and outside of the middle ear. This pressure disparity can cause discomfort and unpleasant symptoms during rapid pressure changes, such as those experienced when traveling by plane, diving, or ascending or descending at high altitudes. In this article from our hearing center in Malaga, Dominguez Hearing…

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sonotone

¿What is “sonotone” and where does this word come from?

In the Spanish idiosyncrasy, the word “sonotone” has taken root as a common term to refer to hearing aids. The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) defines it colloquially as a “device to better perceive sounds“, but what is the story behind this expression that has become so ingrained in our everyday vocabulary? From our hearing center in Malaga, Domínguez Hearing…

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What is cauliflower ear?

Cauliflower ear, also known as otohematoma, is an injury that occurs in the pinna when blood collects under the skin. This injury is more common in people who play contact sports. In this article we are going to explore from our hearing center in Malaga, Domínguez Hearing Aids, the causes and treatments that exist for cauliflower ear. Causes of cauliflower ear It occurs when the…

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trompa de eustaquio

The Eustachian Tube

In the complex human auditory system, the Eustachian tube is a fundamental piece whose relevance goes beyond what many can perceive with the naked eye. In this article, from our hearing center in Malaga, Audífonos Domínguez, we will dive into the depth of the Eustachian Tube, exploring its anatomy, primary functions and the complications that can arise in case of dysfunction. What is…

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audiólogo

Audiologist: What is it and what are its functions?

Prosthetic audiology is a key discipline in hearing health, and audiologists or hearing care professionals are a fundamental role in this field. From our hearing center, Audífonos Domínguez, in this article, we will explore what exactly an audiologist is, what functions they perform, and how they contribute to addressing hearing loss and other hearing-related problems.…

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Audifonos resistentes al agua

Water resistan hearing aids: the most advanced technology

Have you ever showered or bathed on the beach with your hearing aids on? Try the world’s first waterproof rechargeable hearing aid Until now, behind-the-ear hearing aids could get wet with sweat or rainwater without being damaged. These hearing aids meet the minimum to obtain IP68 certification, which regulates and guarantees the level of resistance…

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