What does an otolaryngologist or ENT specialist do?
ENT specialists can deal with conditions that affect head and neck systems.
ENT specialists can deal with conditions that affect head and neck systems. Otolaryngists are experts from medical and surgical management of the following elements:
Conditions of the ear
You may need to see an ear, nose, and throat if you have a disorder or ear condition, such as hearing impairment, ear infections, disorders that affect balance, tinnitus (ringtones in the ears), or pain in your ear. The ENT specialists can also treat the congenital disorders of the ear (disorders you were born with).
Conditions of the nose
ENT specialists often manage and often deal with problems that affect the nose, nasal cavity, and sinuses. These problems can affect smell, breathing, and physical appearance.
Conditions of the throat
Disorders and conditions that affect the throat can affect speech, singing, eating, swallowing, and digestion. ENT specialists can diagnose, manage and treat these problems.
Conditions related to the other of the head and neck
ENT specialists are trained to handle diseases, tumors, trauma, and deformations of the head, neck, and face. Otolaryngists can perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in these areas. They can also handle problems with the nerves of the head and neck that control the movements of sight, sensitization, audition, and face.