Ear/Inner Ear/Brain Problems

Professor Owen Judd

BMedSci(Hons) BM BS MRCPS(Glas) FRCS(Ed) FRCS(ORL-HNS) FRSA PGDipClinEd DCH

To book a consultation to see Professor Judd regarding any of these conditions, please see the appointments page for contact information.

EAR PROBLEMS (OTOLOGY)

Hearing Loss

Conductive Hearing Loss – a problem that occurs whereby sound waves are conducted in the outer ear correctly

Sensorineural Hearing Loss – hearing loss that occurs due to problems in the inner ear

Mixed Hearing Loss

Otosclerosis – an abnormal growth in the inner ear which can result in loss of hearing


Ear Infections

Otitis externa –  outer ear or ear canal inflammation

Otitis media – middle ear inflammation

Myringitis – ear drum infection

Mastoiditis – infection in the bones in the ear


Middle Ear Disease

Tympanic Perforation – hole (perforation) in ear drum

Cholesteatoma – a growth in the inner ear that erode parts of the ear and continually grow

INNER EAR and BRAIN (NEUROTOLOGY)

Tinnitus – a continuous noise or ringing/hiss/ticking in the ear, tinnitus can cause problems with concentration, sleep and even cause depression

Dizziness – can be classified as lack of balance, spinning sensation or lightheadedness and be caused by a number of issues

BPPV – benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Vestibular Migraine –  find out more about how to deal with or eliminate the causes of vestibular migraine with Prof. Judd’s website. Click here for more information.

Labyrinthitis/Vestibular neuronitis

Ménière’s disease/Endolymphatic hydrops

Perilymphatic fistula

Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

Glomus tumours

Acoustic neuroma


Facial Paralysis and weakness  


Migraine