Hospitals and Clinics

ENT

Description

 

Ear, Nose and Throat Treatments 

 

 

 

·    Ear Treatments  

 

·      otosclerosis  (a condition of the middle ear that causes hearing loss) and other problems with hearing and deafness

·      otitis media with effusion – a common condition of childhood (also known as glue ear) in which the middle ear becomes blocked with fluid

·      age related hearing loss

·      tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and eustachian tube dysfunction

·      dizziness and vertigo

·      ear infections

·      perforated ear drum and cholesteatoma

·      protruding ears

 

 

 

·    Nose Treatments  

 

·      sinus infection and rhino-sinusitis, including in children

·      nasal injuries

·      nasal polyps

·      tumours of the nose

·      nasal obstruction

·      disorders of the sense of smell

 

 

 

·     Throat Treatments  

 

·      adenoid problems – surgical removal of these small glands in the throat at the back of the nose is sometimes needed, and is usually performed in childhood

·      tonsillitis, sometimes requiring surgical removal of the tonsils, usually in childhood

·      hoarseness and laryngitis

·      swallowing problems

·      upper airway breathing problems

·      snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (when breathing stops during sleep)

 

 

 

·    Head and neck

 

·      cancer affecting the mouth, oral cavity, throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx), salivary glands, skull base, or the nose and sinuses

·      thyroid and parathyroid problems

·      facial skin lesions including skin cancer

·      Facial cosmetic surgery is also part of ENT surgery and includes:

 

 

 

·    Facial cosmetic surgery 

 

·      rhinoplasty (nose surgery)

·      otoplasty (ear surgery)

·      blepharoplasty (removal of excess skin and fat pads around the upper and lower eyelids)

·      facial reconstruction following trauma or cancer

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