ENT specialists or Otorhinolaryngologists are doctors who are specialized in diagnosing and treating medical conditions and diseases related to the ear, nose, and throat. They also deal with head and neck medical conditions. Otorhinolaryngology or ENT specialization is the field of medicine that focuses on the study of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck.
A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, the following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be an ENT Specialist:
ENT doctors can perform a variety of ear, nose and throat surgeries along with different diagnostic procedures. Some of them are:
Yes, ENT doctors can perform Rhinoplasty or Nose jobs. Some ENT specialists obtain an additional year of fellowship training and become certified Facial Plastic Surgeons. However, a Plastic Surgeon can also perform Rhinoplasty or Nose jobs.
If you are suffering from any of the following diseases or infections, you can consult an ENT specialist:
You can consult an ENT specialist either online or offline. However, depending on the availability of the doctor and the convenience of the patient, pre-booking may be required for consultation.
If you have been diagnosed with an ear, nose, or throat related disease or infection, you must visit an ENT specialist on a regular basis until the medical condition is resolved. However, for general checkups of the condition of ears, nose, and throat, you can visit an ENT specialist on a yearly basis.