The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) at the Aster CMI Hospital offers comprehensive care for all disorders related to the ear, nose, sinus, head and neck region, to patients of all ages. The medical team is comprised of consultants, specialists and trained support staff who, after extensive evaluation, offer an optimal evidence-based approach, provide customised treatment plans – both surgical and non-surgical, to patients. Equipped with state-of-the-art technical support for both diagnosis and treatment, the department of ENT is one of the finest facilities in Bangalore. The department offers several advanced procedures like nasal and nasopharyngeal endoscopies for diagnostics, video endoscopy facilities for all types of endoscopic sinus surgeries, micro-laryngeal surgeries and voice-improving phono-surgery for patients with voice issues and specialised surgeries for sleep disorders including snoring and sleep apnoea. The department also has an expert endoscopic skull-base team that performs highly complex transnasal, transsphenoidal surgery for various skull base tumours/CSF rhinorrhoea. Multi-disciplinary in approach, it works closely with other departments like speech pathology, neurosurgery, craniomaxillofacial surgery, allergy and immunology.
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Nasal endoscopy. Video laryngoscopy. Flexible fibre optic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy. Microscopy of the ear/Foreign body removal. Intratympanic gentamycin administration. Myringotomy and Grommet insertion. Epley’s Manoeuvre. Cold caloric testing. Positional testing. Ear piercing and ear lobe repair. Cauterization for nasal bleed.
Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.
What is ENT
ENT is a medical speciality which deals with the study of diseases and conditions of the Ear, Nose & Throat. Otolaryngologists, also known as ENT doctors, specialize in the treatment of ENT diseases and conditions, including head and neck region
When should I visit an ENT doctor
If you have a health problem related to your ear, nose, throat, head or neck, you need to see an ENT doctor or an otolaryngologist. Some of the signs for which you need to visit an ENT doctor are Ringing in your ears, a sore throat, ongoing nasal congestion, sinus pain and persistent hearing loss
What are the surgical procedures performed by ENT doctor
ENT doctors can specifically perform the procedures that include Sinus surgery, Snoring/sleep disorder surgery, Corrective breathing surgery and Tonsil removal. Usually, surgery is recommended when the non-invasive treatments and medications fail and cannot improve the condition
Will my voice be affected by an ENT surgery
Yes, for any voice-related disorders, your voice is thoroughly assessed with laryngoscopy and speech tests and treatment is planned accordingly. The most common voice problems include hoarseness and vocal difficulties. If you have voice problems very frequently or notice voice change for a longer time, then consult the Best ENT doctor in Bangalore at Aster CMI hospital
What is a Cochlear implant surgery
A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help an individual who is profoundly deaf, by providing a sense of sound. The implant consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and a second portion is placed under the skin through surgery
What are the conditions that ENT doctors treat
The ENT doctor can treat various conditions like ear infection, hearing loss, nasal problems like sinusitis, or growths, throat problems like tonsillitis, difficulty swallowing, and voice issues, sleep problems like snoring or obstructive sleep apnea and infections or tumors of the head or neck
Can ENT doctors perform surgery
Yes, ENT doctors can treat and perform surgical procedures of the areas and structures involving the ear, nose, throat, larynx, and the sinuses. If you are having problems with any of your ENT related structures, then schedule an appointment with an ENT specialist in Bangalore at Aster CMI hospital
What can I expect in my first ENT appointment
A full range of ENT assessment will be conducted by your ENT doctor, including face, ears, nose, throat, and neck. Then your nose will be assessed before and after the use of decongestant nose spray. Then, assessment of your voice box and back of your nose is performed using hand-held mirrors in the mouth
What are the causes of nosebleeds
Nosebleeds can be caused due to various reasons; one of the most common reasons is weather changes. Generally, nosebleeds occur in bitter cold environments and hot climates. Other common causes are infection, hypertension, excessive intake of alcohol and use of blood-thinning medicines
What are the lifestyle changes after surgery
It depends on the surgery you are undergoing and usually, your ENT doctor will recommend you to drink lots of water, intake of food on time, manage ideal weight, steam inhalation post nose surgery and to cut spicy food
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