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The outer ear is, we think, the unsung hero of audiology and otology. Although it’s the part of the ear we can see, it’s often overshadowed by its more celebrated siblings. The inner ear attracts attention for its fascinating and mysterious physiology; and the middle ear, home of the celebrated ossicles, elicits passionate and opinionated discussion.
There are many reasons why it is desirable to get drugs and perhaps genetic materials into the cochlea including prevention or reduction of cochlear damage or promotion of the re-growth of cochlear neurons.