The low-power laser in the treatment of tinnitus.

  title={The low-power laser in the treatment of tinnitus.},
  author={Frank Mirz and Robert Zachariae and S. E. Andersen and Arya Nielsen and Lars Vendelbo Johansen and Peter J Bjerring and Christian Brahe Pedersen},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  volume={24 4},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the low-power laser on the treatment of tinnitus. In a randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, either active or placebo low-power laser irradiation was given through the external acoustic meatus of the affected ear towards the cochlea. The active laser applied 50 mW (cw, 830 nm) over a period of 10 min per session. Forty-nine patients with severe, chronic uni- or bilateral tinnitus were studied. The main outcome was measured… CONTINUE READING

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