The ear is comprised of three parts: 1) outer, 2) middle and 3) inner. Typical problems associated with each of these parts are listed below.


  • Wax impactions
  • Acute/chronic otitis externa
  • Masses
  • Preauricular pits
  • Skin cancers
  • Foreign bodies


  • Acute/chronic middle ear fluid
  • Acute/chronic ear infections, also known as “otitis media”

  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Eardrum perforations
  • Cholesteatoma (skin cyst growing behind the eardrum)


  • Tinnitus (ringing in your ears)
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Vestibular neuritis
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Migraine- associated vertigo
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

At ENT Specialists of Austin, we will work with you to understand and diagnose your specific ear problem. We offer comprehensive audiology services to assist in your diagnosis. We also offer hearing aid services to those patients whose diagnosis reveals a hearing loss that would be benefited by amplification. Drs. Fyfe and Nason provide the full spectrum of surgical services for ear conditions requiring operative intervention.