ENT specialists are experts in the medical and surgical management of various conditions of the ear, nose, and throat and ENT related conditions of the head and neck.
• Ear conditions – ENT doctors treat a wide range of conditions of the ear such as ear infections, hearing impairment, ringing in the ears or tinnitus, ear pain, vertigo, or a similar disorder that affects the body balance and poses difficulties when staying erect. They also treat congenital disorders of the ears.
• Nose conditions – To treat problems that affect nose, sinuses, and nasal cavity, you must consult an ENT doctor who specializes in the treatment and management of the condition. The problems can manifest in various ways like breathing problems that lead to snoring and sleep apnea, difficulty in smelling, and it can even affect physical appearance.
• Throat conditions – Problems of speech, swallowing, eating, singing, and digestion can arise from throat disorders that only ENT doctors can treat. The doctors have special knowledge and training to manage and treat these conditions to eradicate the problems.
• Head and neck treatment in relation to ENT conditions – An extended area of treatment for ENT doctors is the head and neck area. If you have tumors, deformities, and diseases of the head and neck that are inter-connected with the ear, nose, and throat, then ENT doctors can treat and manage the condition.
Treatment of simple to severe condition
ENT doctors can treat all conditions in their area of treatment from very simple conditions like ear or nose clogging to the more complicated treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. They are experts in treating and managing a diverse range of complications. They can perform very delicate surgeries for disorders related to the ear, nose, throat, and the head and neck area. They can restore hearing through surgery of the middle ear for those who suffer from the ruptured eardrum and open blocked airways besides removing head, neck, and throat cancers. They also perform surgeries to rebuild the essential structures of the organs.
The practice areas of the Otolaryngologists do not remain confined to any one portion of the head and neck, but instead, they can treat a variety of conditions. From otology or ear conditions to rhinology or nose conditions and laryngology of throat conditions, ENT doctors can treat every condition that have even the slightest connection to these areas. They can also treat for Head and Neck thyroid, breathing problems during sleeping and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.