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What Is The Outlook For People With Tinnitus?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:26

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

At the present time, there are more ongoing research studies on tinnitus than at any previous time in history. These investigations will inevitably lead to a better understanding of this condition as well as provide new treatment possibilities and relief.

  • Electrical suppression techniques¬†hold substantial promise for the relief of tinnitus. During this procedure, electrical current is delivered to the middle ear via special electrodes. More study is needed to determine the long-term safety and effectiveness of this procedure for the treatment of tinnitus.
  • Future surgical procedures may also provide options for treatment or even a cure for tinnitus.

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