ENT treats the ear, nose and throat diseases. Also known as Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery), it manages the conditions such as the tumors of the nose, snoring, voice and swallowing disorders, hearing and balance problems, allergies, inflammation of the laryngitis and throat, sinuses and the throat and larynx.
The surgeries for the throat include complex procedures like Laryngectomy (cancer of the larynx) and it also include an easy procedure of Tonsillectomy (tonsils) or Adenoidectomy ( removal of the adenoids by surgery). The ear surgeries are done to correct the problems associated with hearing. The surgeries of the nose are done to treat the sinus problems. The surgeries of neck and head are performed to remove a tumor or also construct the damaged area after injury or trauma. The problem of tumors (lumps) in the parotid can be largely seen in every age group. These tumor forms from an abnormal growth of the cells inside the gland. It has been examined that about 80% of the tumors are non-cancerous and are known as Benign Tumors. Although very rarely these tumors could be cancerous.
The surgeries are divided into three categories-Routine Surgery