Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons specialise in the treatments of disorders relating to hearing, smell and balance.
You may wish to contact an ENT surgeon if you experience problems with your ears or inside your nose and throat. Many patients see ENT surgeons due to hearing problems which require surgery. Sometimes nose and throat problems may manifest themselves as problems with breathing and swallowing. Some common conditions that ENT surgeons treat include sinus problems and nose bleeds. Common procedures performed by ENT surgeons include tonsillectomies and operations on adenoids causing snoring and obstruction.
General Otolaryngology (ENT)- Otolaryngology and Ear, nose and throat surgery can be used interchangeably. They investigate, diagnose and manage disorders of the ear, nose and throat for example nose bleeds, hoarse voice, sinus disorders and hearing problems.
Head & Neck Surgery- Head and neck surgery is a subspeciality of ENT which specialises in the investigations, diagnosis and treatment of head and neck conditions. For example, tongue cancer, neck cancer, salivary gland problems, thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Paediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery- Paediatric ENT surgeons specialise in the treatment of ear, nose and throat surgery affecting children such as inserting Grommets for glue ear or surgery for congenital problems such as infection of the adenoids.
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