Hearing & Balance

The physicians and staff of the ENT Group of Los Angeles have put together the following resources in order to better assist you.

Hearing And Balance Problems

Hearing and balance problems are often inter-related conditions, as part of the inner ear (known as the labyrinth) interacts with…

Otitis Media

Ear infections, also known as otitis media, are one of the most common conditions, affecting up to 75 percent of children in…

Ménière’s Disease

Ménière’s disease involves abnormalities in the inner ear that lead to hearing and balance problems. This condition usually occurs…

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Ear pain, medically known as otalgia, is often a result of a buildup of fluid in the middle ear, the part of the ear behind the…

Ear Wax

Ear wax, also known as cerumen, is a natural substance produced to protect the ear from damage and infections. It is produced in…

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a sensation of noise in the ears which may manifest itself as ringing, clicking, or hissing. Tinnitus is extremely…

Dizziness & Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation of spinning or whirling that occurs as a result of problems within the brain or inner ear. People with…

Cholesteatoma

A cholesteatoma is a benign cyst in the middle ear or on the mastoid. A rare cause of hearing loss, a cholesteatoma results from a…

Eardrum Perforation

Eardrum perforation is a hole in the eardrum that is most often caused by a middle ear infection. It can also be caused by a sudden…