Protruding/Prominent Ear Surgery – Revisited

A couple of years ago at Hearing International we discussed a relatively new  surgical procedure that was being conducted in the UK for protruding/prominent ears.  The discussion of the Earfold procedure was so popular that in 2014 it was the Reader’s Choice for the year.  There have been so many comments to us on this topic that it…

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Structure of the Ear and the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Now what could the Leaning Tower of Pisa possibly have to do with structure of the ear?  Here’s the story of how Pisa influenced an explanation of how the cochlea is constructed and how it relates to other spirals that occur in nature. First The Background In the late 10th and 11th centuries, the Republic of…

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