Otolaryngologists diagnose and manage diseases of the ears, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, and throat, as well as structures of the neck and face.
Hearing loss affects many people. The unique domain of otolaryngologists is the treatment of ear disorders. They are trained in both the medical and surgical treatment of hearing loss, ear infections, balance disorders, ear noise (tinnitus), and some cranial nerve disorders. Otolaryngologists also manage congenital (birth) disorders of the outer and inner ear.
Chronic sinusitis each year, is one of the most common health problems. Care of the nasal cavity and sinuses is one of the primary skills of otolaryngologists. Problems in the nasal area include allergies, smell disorders, polyps, and nasal obstruction due to a deviated septum
Communicating (speech and singing) and eating a meal all involve this vital area. Specific to otolaryngologists is expertise in managing diseases of the throat, larynx (voice box), and the upper aero-digestive tract or esophagus, including voice and swallowing disorders.
THE HEAD AND NECK
This area of the body includes the important functions of sight, smell, hearing, and the appearance of the face. In the head and neck area, otolaryngologists are trained to treat infections, benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) tumors, facial trauma, and deformities of the face. They perform both plastic and reconstructive surgery.
- Surgical treatment for tonsillar and adenoid diseases
- Diagnosis and treatment of hoarseness
- Nose plastic surgery
- Endoscopicsinus surgery
- Snoring diagnosis and surgery
- Laser snoring treatment
- Diagnosis and treatment of adult and children dizziness and stability diseases
- Surgical treatment of various infections
- Surgical treatment of laryngeal disorders
- Surgical treatment of nasal disorders
- Diagnosis and treatment of vestibular system disorders