Injuries to the ear sometimes heal on their own, and sometimes surgery can repair the damage. In both cases, your hearing may return. However, severe injuries may cause permanent damage in your ear, resulting in permanent hearing loss.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology|
|Last Revised||April 8, 2013|
Last Revised: April 8, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
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