Identify the cause. To get started on the right track, it is helpful to try and identify the cause of the tinnitus. Certain clues about the nature of the tinnitus will help an ENT discern the cause (in some cases) and may help to direct treatment, if options are available. Tinnitus can be caused by a wide variety of things including medications, vascular issues, - sometimes it is simply idiopathic (unknown causes).
?curable. Tinnitus difficult to treat but can effectively controlled. Need to find out if there is a treatable cause. If no definite cause found, it may be deemed to be ischemic in nature, there are devices that will reduce the noise. Consult ent.