Ear, Nose, Throat and Equilibrium

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Guidelines

Find information on how you will be tested—either with or without a hearing aid—in this section.

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Cochlear Implants

The FAA allows the use of implants for medical certification, but you will need FAA authorization before resuming your flying privileges.

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Eustachian Bypass

When blockage is chronic and you need more than antibiotics, the FAA allows this procedure.

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Motion Sickness

There are several steps you can take to minimize the effects of motion sickness both before and during the flight.

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Meniere's Disease

Although not common in the U.S. population, about 5% of cases of reported dizziness can be attributed to Meniere's Disease.

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Submit to the FAA

Helps you find the contact information for submitting your medical records.

Updated October 27, 2009