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Otosclerosis, by Dr. Jacoba Alba

Dr. Jacoba Alba, otolaryngologist at the Centro Integral de Otorrinolaringología (CIO), analyzes this middle ear disease that causes deafness:“Otosclerosis is a middle ear disease that causes deafness .

Itis one of the most frequent causes of transmissive deafness, which affects the transmission of sound.The problem with this pathology is that there is rigidity in the chain of ossicles that transmits sound to the inner ear.The treatment can range from adapting a hearing aid to surgery, which is a stapedotomy.At the Centro Integral de Otorrinolaringología we have extensive experience in this type of surgery and we can advise you on the best treatment for your condition.