Chronic ear infections are a common occurrence in both dogs and cats. Since their ears curve differently than those of humans, it is very difficult to see down to the level of their eardrums with standard medical equipment. Here at Verona Animal Hospital, our fiber optic ear scope allows us to evaluate these deep portions of your pet’s ears. Use of this otoscope has shown us that many pets have ear infections that have perforated the ear drum and spread into the middle ear causing a painful middle ear infection similar to those that young children have. Our video-otoscope allows us to clean out and treat the middle ear. By doing so, many pets that have suffered for years with painful, chronic ear infections have been cured and relieved of their discomfort.