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Missouri Ear, Nose and Throat Center
Missouri Ear, Nose and Throat Center Columbia, MO At Missouri ENT Center — a full-service ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialty practice in central Missouri — our physicians and audiologists provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of all ENT-related problems for adults and children, including:  Chronic ear disease Diseases of the head and neck and related structures Hearing loss (including treatment with cochlear implants and hearing aids) Allergies and sinus problems Facial plastics and reconstructive surgery Rhinoplasty Blepharoplasty Facial Plastic Surgery Reviews

Troy D. Scheidt, MD
...Scheidt has a busy private practice with specific interests in the areas of Pediatrics (ear infections, tonsil and adenoid conditions), Head and Neck Surgery (surgical management of diseases/tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and parotid glands), Otology (medical and surgical treatment of ear infections and hearing loss, hearing reconstruction, Bone Anchored Hearing Aid implants, and cochlear implants), Laryngology (medical and surgical treatment of disorders and disease of the vocal cords/voice box), and Rhinology (medical and surgical treatment of sinus/allergy disease)...

Amanda Bracken, Aud, CCC-A
...She also provides treatment for hearing loss, including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and osseointegrated hearing devices...

About Our Practice
...  Cochlear implants: A Cochlear implant is a device used to restore the ability to communicate via spoken word to those individuals either born without hearing or who have acquired profound hearing loss due to disease...

Quick Facts
... Quick Fact – Cochlear Implants...

Cochlear Implants
...Cochlear implants bypass damaged portions of the ear and directly stimulate the auditory nerve...

What Can I Do about My Hearing Loss?
...   There are many treatment options available for hearing loss, including several types of hearing aids and cochlear implants...

Are Hearing Aids Right for Me?
...   Cochlear implants are another option for severe hearing loss...

Dealing With Hearing Loss
...   There are many treatment options available for hearing loss, including several types of hearing aids and cochlear implants...

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... For permanent hearing loss, hearing aids, bone anchored hearing aids, FM systems, and/or cochlear implants may be recommended depending on the type and severity of hearing loss...

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