About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Mar 2023 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Otology

Join us for this in-person event covering the Edith Whetnall Lecture Importance of early intervention for hearing loss in children; surgery for pain and pressure in the ear including Styloidectomy for Eagle’s syndrome, eustachian tube surgery and tube balloon dilatation; and future technologies for gene and regeneration therapies in audiovestibular disorders. You will also attend the trainee presentation What causes bilateral low-frequency hearing loss? 

During this event, you will:

  • Understand the importance of early intervention for hearing loss in children
  • Provide a better understanding of the patient selection and practical tips when undergoing surgery for pain and pressure in the ear
  • Learn about future technologies for gene and regeneration therapies in audiovestibular disorders.

Click here to attend Septorhinoplasty in the modern day: The controversies and evidence base in the afternoon. 

A CPD certificate with 2 credits will be issued to those attending. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the event for those who attend in person.

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The Otology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic Limited for their valued support of the 2022 to 2023 Academic Programme.
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.


Early bird pricing available until 18 January 2023.

RSM member: Get your £40 deposit back after attendance is confirmed

A £40 deposit is charged to RSM members when booking and reimbursed after in-person attendance is confirmed.


RSM Fellow RSM Retired Fellow RSM Associate RSM Student RSM Trainee
£40.00 £40.00 £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£71.00 £42.00 £42.00 £22.00


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Lunch (Pre-registeration required)
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Manohar Bance, President, Otology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Importance of early intervention for hearing loss in children

Karen Gordon, Toronto, Canada

Surgery for pain and pressure in the ear: Patient selection and practical tips
Eustachian tube surgery for patulous eustachian tubes
Eustachian tube balloon dilatation for blocked Eustachian tubes

James Tysome

Styloidectomy for Eagle’s syndrome

Patrick Axon

Trainee presentation: What causes bilateral low frequency hearing loss?

Chloe Swords

Tea and coffee break
Future Technologies: Gene and Regeneration Therapies in Audiovestibular disorders: What’s coming down the pipeline?

Company presentation


Company presentation


Company presentation


Company presentation

Frequency Therapeutics

Company presentation


Company presentation



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close on 2 March 2022 at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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