What You Need To Know About Otolaryngology?

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What is Otolaryngology?

Otolaryngology is an ear-, nose-and throat-centered medical specialty. It is also called otolaryngology head and neck operations as medical and chirurgical experts are educated. 

An otolaryngologist is commonly referred to as a physician in the ear, nose and throat, or an ENT for short.

According to the Otorhinolaryngology Journal it dates to the 19th century, when physicians acknowledged that a series of interconnected structures had been present in the head and neck.

 Doctors created methods and instruments to analyze and treat head and neck issues, which ultimately formed a medical specialty. It is the oldest medical specialty in the Indian country, according to the India Academy of Otolaryngology.

Otolaryngologists vary from many physicians by being competent to conduct many kinds of operations in sensitive and complicated head and neck tissues.

What do Otolaryngologists Treat?

Ear: Otolaryngologists are trained to treat hearing loss, ear diseases, equilibrium disorders, ear noise, nerve suffering, facial and cranial nerve disorders in medical and surgical therapy.

They handle also congenital (born) external and inner ear illnesses.

Nose: nasal cavity and sinus care is one of the otolaryngologists ‘ most important abilities. Allergies, sinusitis, smell, polyps and nasal obstructiveness caused by a deviated septum diagnostic, control and treatment by the otolaryngologist. The nose appearance (rhinoplasty surgery) can be corrected too.

Throat: Otolaryngologists have expertise in managing larynx diseases, including speech and swallowing disorders, as well as in the aerospace or the upper aerospace.

Head / Neck: Otolaryngologists, who treat both benign and malignant tumors, facial trauma and deformities, are taught in the head / Neck region to treat infectious diseases. Both cosmetic plastic and reconstructive operations are performed.

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What Does an Otolaryngologist Do?

General Otolaryngology

Pediatric ears, nose or throat problems

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A sleep-apnea 

Head and neck Maxillofacial trauma medical and surgical Tonsils and Adenoid

Head & Neck Oncology

All head and neck cancer multidisciplinary treatment

Thyroid disease is benign and malignant

Care of all benign head and neck masses

Previous and Lateral Surgery Skull Base

Diagnosis of endoscopic and laryngeal videoscopic head and neck cancer

Extensive use of laser malignancies in the head and neck

Treatment of skin melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma

Reconstruction of Free Tissue Microvascular

Thyroid and Parathyroid Medical and Surgical Treatment


Disorders of Voice / Swallowing

Diagnosis of voice disorders and therapy of vocal cord paralysis.

Larynx videotaping 

Speech and swallowing refurbishment

Spasmodic Dysphonia 

Endoscopic and Open Surgical treatments of Zenker Diverticulum 

Electromyographic (EMG) Larynx BOTOX therapy.

Plastic facial and the reconstructive surgery

Cosmetic and plastic facial operation

BOTOX Cosmetic

Reconstructive post-trauma operation

Skin cancer diagnosis and therapy

Restructuring of microvascular tissue free transfer

Prosthodontic Maxillofacial

Sleep and Snoring Disorders

Sleep-disordered breathing and snoring diagnosis and therapy

Somnoplasty / coblation radiofrequency ablation of issue sleep fields

Sleep apnea non-chirurgical treatment including CPAP / BIPAP and dental equipment.

Snoring and sleep apnea multi-level surgical treatment

Rhinology / Nasal and Sinus Surgery

Nasal and sinus disease diagnosis and therapy

Surgery Chronic sinusitis treatment including sinus endoscopic operations

All forms of nasal obstruction medical and surgical therapy including get rid of congestion

Diagnosis and therapy of all benign and malignant nose and sinus tumors

Minimally invasive orbit, anterior skull base and hypophyseal gland approaches

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