The department that involves in the treatment of ailments in ear, nose and throat is shortly called E.N.T or Otorhinolaryngology. Ear, nose and throat along with base of skull, head and neck work in coherence with one another. Thereby, an ailment in one disturbs the other. Otorhinolaryngology deals with the functional ailments of senses that affect eating, drinking, breathing, swallowing and hearing. ENT surgeons also perform reconstructing surgeries for cancer, benign tumour that affect head and neck.
Treatments Done by the ENT Specialists
Treatment of Ear (Otology/Neurotology) – this includes the treatment for ear infection, hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ears (called tinnitus), ear, face, or neck pain.
Treatment of Nose (Rhinology) – Our nose helps in inhaling and exhaling. It keeps dirt and dust, and harmful allergens at bay. ENT specialist treats deviated septum, rhinitis, sinusitis, sinus headaches and migraines.
Treatment of Throat (Laryngology) – Throat is one of the most vital human organs that helps in eating and speaking. Any disruption in throat region affects life badly. Some of the throat ailments treated by an ENT doctor are: sore throat, hoarseness, throat infections, throat tumours, airway and vocal cord disorders.
Treatment for Sleep Disorder – Sleep maintains the normal rhythm of life. Sleep disorder disturbs and distorts normal life style. ENT doctors deals with cases of sleep disorders like sleep-disordered breathing, nasal and airway obstruction, snoring and sleep apnea etc.
Facial Plastic Surgery – A distorted face dampens individual’s personality. With precision ENT surgeons carry out plastic surgery to redefine individual personality. These surgeries include cleft palates, ear deformities, trauma reconstruction, head and neck cancer reconstruction, and revisions of facial cosmetic surgery.
Paediatric ENT – Paediatric ENT treats problems which are more associated with children such as birth defects, ear infection, tonsil and adenoid infection, airway problems, asthma and allergic rhinitis.
ENT Department at VASU
VASU, the multi speciality hospital in Bidar has a very well equipped ENT Department. Our team of ENT surgeons are efficient in offering treatment for varied spectrum of ENT disorders. With extreme professionalism and expertise they carry out all kinds of ENT surgeries and help patients to lead a normal life. Their intensive care and guidance have boosted up the confidence of the patients suffering from some chronic ENT disorders