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Public Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, Allied Health


Tympanometry uses sound and air pressure to check middle ear function. A small, soft probe is placed in your ear for a few seconds and a computer measures your ear's response to sounds and pressure emitted through the probe. This test is often carried out in young children to assess for glue ear.

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