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Polaris Hospital is a specialized Hospital for Ear – Nose –Throat that deals with the ailments associated from the head to the neck. The Hospital specializes in performing routine & complex surgeries associated with the ear, nose, neck, throat & head. The Hospital has highly expertised team of ENT specialists with cutting edge technology and excellent medical infrastructure.
What is ENT?
An ear, nose and throat specialist (ENT) is a physician trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose throat, and related structures of the head and neck. They have special expertise in managing diseases of the ears, nose and nasal passage sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face.
The Ear –
The unique domain of the ear; nose and throat specialist is treatment of ear disorders. This includes medical and surgical treatment for hearing disorders, ear infections, balance disorders, facial nerve or cranial nerve disorders, as well as management of congenital (birth) and cancerous disorders of the outer and inner ear
The Nose –
Care of the nasal cavity and sinuses is one of the primary skills of the ENT specialist. Management of disorders of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, allergies, sense of smell, and nasal respiration (breathing), as well as the external appearance of the nose are part of an. ENT’s area of expertise.
The Throat –
Also specific to the ENT specialty is expertise in managing diseases of the larynx (voice box) and the upper aerodigestive tract or esophagus including disorders of the voice respiration (breathing), and swallowing.
The Head and Neck –
In the head and neck area, an ENT doctors are trained to treat infectious diseases, tumors (both benign and malignant/cancerous), facial trauma, and deformities of the face. They perform both cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Treatments & Procedures
ENT Conditions that might require an ENT Specialist :
- Nasal Airway Obstruction
- Various sleep disorders, including sleep apnea
- Ear infections
- Nose infections and injuries
- Speech and swallowing disorders
- Head and neck pain
Specific Procedures –
Types of procedures performed by an ENT Specialist:
- Endoscopic Sinus surgery
- Tonsil removal
- Corrective breathing surgery
- Snoring/sleep disorder surgery