Otic Disorders Resource Center

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Hearing Loss Rates in cCMV Infants

More than 10% of infants with congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) will suffer permanent hearing loss.

Cleft Lip, Palate and Ear Tubes

Cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) does not appear to affect complication rates for ventilation tube (VT) placement among pediatric patients.

Caffeine and Women's Hearing

Higher caffeine intake is tied to a lower risk of tinnitus in women.

Post-Op Tympanostomy Tube Obstruction

Tympanostomy tube obstruction occurs in more than 10% of patients.

AuriPro and Pediatric Patients

Otonomy announced positive results from trials of AuriPro (ciprofloxacin) for intra-operative treatment of middle ear effusion in pediatric patients.

Focus: Ear Infections (Topical)

Nothing makes your daily practice easier than quickly scrolling through MPR's extensive database of ear infection drug monographs.

Cochlear Implants and Neurocognition

Children with cochlear implants (CIs) are at risk for significant deficits across multiple domains of executive functioning.

Acute Otitis Media Diagnosis

Review this new chart on guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute otitis media in pediatric patients.


Xtoro Suspension Approved for Swimmer's Ear

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension; Alcon) for the treatment of acute otitis externa (also known as swimmer's ear) caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.

MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive with Cochlear Implants

Some people with cochlear implants experience pain, discomfort, and problems with the implant's internal magnet when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Poor Contact Lens Hygiene Driving Eye Infection Rates

Nearly one million patient visits are made to doctors offices, outpatient clinics, and emergency departments for keratitis each year in the United States, with contact lens wear as the single largest risk factor for microbial keratitis.

Otic Charts

Make prescribing decisions with our comparative charts and treatment algorithms.

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