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Ear Examination (Otoscopy)

As ENT doctors use otoscopes to conduct ear examinations, this procedure is also known as “Otoscopy”. Otoscopy is done to check the external auditory canal of patients. This allows doctors to assess the middle ear via the eardrum and find problems in this region of the skull, which contains balance and hearing mechanisms.

This is an extremely common procedure performed on patients complaining of earaches, hearing loss, infections, and other ear problems. During this examination, the auricle or outer part of the ear is gently pulled backwards and upwards and the tip of the otoscope is placed in the ear. The pulling action straightens the auditory canal allowing for better examination. Patients may feel slight discomfort and pain during the procedure if they have ear infections.


Featured Ear Examination (Otoscopy) Providers Abroad


Pantai Hospital Klang

Klang, Malaysia


Languages: English

Pantai Hospital Klang has been well known for the past 30 years as a quality and affordable healthcare services provider to the Klang community. The centre was first established in January 1981 by 9 s...

Makati Medical Center

Makati, Philippines


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Tagalog

Makati Medical Center has earned the distinction of being one of the best-equipped hospitals in the country and in Asia. We have the most capable staff that extends the best quality medical care to ou...

VITA Curitiba Hospital

Paraná, Brazil


Languages: English, Portuguese

The VITA Curitibais considered one of the sets of higher quality hospital in the country and most importantly the state of Paraná, characterized by high-complexity care.

Parkway East Hospital

Singapore, Singapore


Languages: English

Formerly known as East Shore Hospital, Parkway East Hospital is a 91-bed private general acute care hospital, with an outreach specialist centre in eastern Singapore providing a wide range of medical ...

Hospital Clinica Biblica

San Jose, Costa Rica


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Spanish

Hospital Clinica Biblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica. Established in 1929, the hospital´s mission and vision focus on the health of each one of its clien...
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