Ear Nose and Throat Specialist

An ear, nose and throat specialist is a physician trained to diagnose disorders of the head and neck, ears, nose, throat, voice box, oral cavity, upper pharynx and related structures of the neck and face. Ear nose and throat specialist is also called as ENT doctors and otolaryngologist. Otolaryngology is a surgical speciality and ENT specialist are trained medically and surgically to manage the disease.
 
About ENT specialists:
Ear Nose and Throat Specialist
  • The ENT specialists differ from many physicians and these specialists does not need to refer patients to other physicians when ear, nose, throat or neck and head surgery is needed. 
  • The specialists offers the most appropriate care for each individual patient. 
  • Some of the common problems dealt by the ear nose and throat specialists are sinusitis, tonsillitis and hearing disorders including otosclerosis, glue ear syndrome, etc.
  • The specialists also performs cosmetic, functional and reconstructive surgery for abnormalities of the face, neck and ear. 
  • Ear nose and throat specialists’ treats deviated septum, rhinoplasty, face lift, cleft palate, drooping eyelids, hair loss and other ear deformities.
  • The specialists treats cancerous and non-cancerous tumors in the head and neck including the thyroid and parathyroid.
Treatments and surgeries performed by the ear nose and throat specialists:
Ear:
  • The specialists performs audiology testing which measures the hearing level and determines the pressure in the middle ear.
  • Ear specialist performs the treatment of simple middle ear fluid suction and insertion of grommets.
  • The specialists performs most complicated ear surgery which includes ear drum grafting and middle ear ossicles reconstruction and mastoidectomy.
  • The specialists treats nose bleed, stuffy nose, loss of smell, polyps, tumors and other nose disorders.
Nose:
  • The specialists performs normal routine nose surgery, nasal septum correction and turbinate’s.
  • Some of the nose specialist performs operation to treat the symptoms of nasal allergies such as sneezing, blocking and running nose.
  • The specialists also performs functional endoscopic sinus surgery which is used to treat and clear the sinus using an endoscope.
Throat:
  • The specialists performs routine adenoids and tonsils removal.
  • Throat specialist performs vocal cord dysfunction surgery, pharyngeal surgery for snoring and salivary glands surgery.

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