Ear, Nose & Throat Health Information
“The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AA0-HNS) is “the world largest association for specialists treating ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.” The AAO-HNS is an excellent resource with over 100 articles on information about ear, nose, throat, sinus, voice medical problems and procedures that ENT doctors perform.”
To learn more about ENT medical problems and surgeries that ENT doctors perform we encourage you to visit the Treatment and Conditions section at the American Academy of Otolaryngology website: http://www.ENThealth.org
Tympanostomy with tube insertion: A tiny ventilating tube is placed in your ear to allow drainage
From chronic ear infections.
Tympanoplasty: Repairing a hole in the ear drum which causes hearing loss and prevents permanent ear damage.
Rhinoplasty: Your nose should complement your face and be in proportion to all your facial features.
Septoplasty: Repairing the nasal septum allows patients to breathe better than thought they ever thought possible.
Turbinate Reduction: Long term patients with nasal allergies find that reducing the nasal turbinates helps them to breathe better.
Laryngectomy: Removal of the vocal cords due to neoplasms in the throat and reconstructive surgery to minimize the impact of the cancer removal.
Microlaryngoscopy and Biopsy: Using an operating microscope to remove neoplasms from the vocal Cords.
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy: For adults and children who have multiple annual episodes of infections which require time off from school and work.
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Using the latest techniques to surgically correct long term sinus disease.
Thyroidectomy: Surgical removal of the thyroid due to enlarged thyroid (goiters), cysts or neoplasm.
Tracheostomy and Tracheostomy Care: Surgery that ensures that you can breathe- an essential element of life