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Otolaryngology, commonly known as ENT, is a branch of medicine that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of Ear, Nose, and Throat. In a broader view, it specializes in head and neck diseases, providing comprehensive services for all ages, from newborns to adults. Iranian otolaryngology specialists are among the best in the Middle East, offering ENT services using the latest approaches and technologies.

Coping with chronic ear infection, tonsillitis, sinus problems, impaired sense of hearing, problems in eating, breathing and speech, malignant and benign tumors in ears, nose, throat, head, and neck, acid reflux (GERD), and cancers such as oral, salivary gland, and skin cancer affecting the head, neck, and nose, are some common examples within key areas of concern in ENT.

Among a wide range of symptoms that can be associated with ear, nose, and throat problems, the most common are listed below:

Dizziness, Watery and itchy eyes, Runny and itchy nose, Nose bleeds, Painful or swollen ear(s), Ringing or buzzing sounds (tinnitus), Hearing loss, Blockage or a full sensation in the ear, Sore or swollen throat, Loss of voice (laryngitis), Jaw pain, Excessive snoring causing frequent waking

To relieve the troubling symptoms, our highly skillful ENT specialists with years’ of expertise, perform a number of helpful procedures including: sinus surgery, pediatric ENT surgery, head and neck surgery, and Balloon Sinuplasty.  

It is also noted that facial plastic and reconstructive surgeries are also within the area of expertise of ENT.

ENT has a wide range of sub-specialties; each includes various treatments. ENT’s sub-specialties are as follows:

Otology: Otology focuses on treatment of infection, disease, and damage to ear.

Rhinology: The main focus of Rhinology is treatment of sinus and nasal disorders to improve breathing and nasal function.

Laryngology: Laryngology focuses on treatment of the infections of throat and larynx to facilitate speech.

Head and neck surgery: Head and neck surgery specializes in surgery on cysts, salivary, thyroid and parathyroid glands, and head and neck cancers.

Facial plastics: Facial plastics refers to cosmetic procedures including Rhinoplasty, and face lifts, and also reconstructive procedures such as resetting the jaw.

Pediatrics: This field of ENT specializes in problems requiring treatment at a very young age. These problems include airway problems, infections of adenoids or tonsils that require to be removed.

BELOW IS A DETAILED LIST OF ENT’S SUB-SPECIALTIES:

Ear Surgeries:

Hearing Reconstruction

ossicular chain reconstruction, Stapedectomy, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA), Middle Ear Implants

Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants are neuroprosthetic devices that are implanted into the ears by a surgical procedure to give the auditory perception to a person with a severe hearing loss. By providing an electric hearing, cochlear implants bypass the normal acoustic hearing process. It means that the sound sensation is the result of the sound that is converted to electric signals which directly stimulate the auditory nerve. Cochlear implantation is performed under the general anesthesia with incisions being made in the back of the ears.

Chronic Otitis Media (COM)

cholesteatoma, Tympanoplasty, Tympanomastoidectomy

Ear Tumors

malignant tumor, benign tumors such as glomus, Acoustic Neuroma

Head and Neck Surgery:

Oropharyngeal Surgery

malignant, benign, congenital lesions

Laryngeal Surgery

microsurgery, Laryngectomy

Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy

Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgeries:

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)

Rhinoplasty and Nose Reconstruction

septoplasty

Sleep Apnea Surgery

Sleep apnea is a type of sleep disorder in which a person’s breathing unintentionally stops and is interrupted during sleep. As a result of pauses and breaks in normal breathing, less oxygen is spread to the brain and throughout the body. Once the airway is opened and the signal for breathing is received, it triggers the person with this sleep disorder to snort, take a deep breath, or even wake up with a feeling of choking, smothering and gasping for air. Sleep apnea is also the main cause of snoring, which is sometimes very annoying for people who share a bed or room. The goal of a sleep apnea surgery is to widen the air passage in the throat or nose by altering some parts of these organs, depending on what is blocking the airway, in order to make make it easier for the air to pass into the body during the sleep.

Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

Endoscopic Resection of Skull Base Tumors