Otolaryngologists or ENTs, in short, are specialised doctors who are trained to take care of your organs like ears, nose, and throat including the neck and head region of the body. You are recommended to consult them whenever you are facing any internal or external difficulties in these parts of your body.
A consultation with an ENT specialist can give you relief if you are suffering from any kind of ailments such as ear, nose and throat infections, trouble in the nasal canal and during food swallowing, trouble maintaining a body balance, disturbed sleep involving snoring, irregular breathing and obstructive sleep apnoea. Even proper medication after consultation with your ENT can give some relief from the pain of tonsillitis and sinusitis.
Among the ENTs there are many doctors who are efficient in handling cases where infections originate from food and environmental related allergies. Some again specialise in cosmetic surgeries including face and nose reconstructions. A Laryngologist diagnoses voice related issues and troubled swallowing. Any specific ear related sufferings like a partial hearing loss, loss of body balance, eardrum damages, sense of dizziness within the ear are taken care of by an Otologist. Apart from these, paediatric ENTs cure ailments of children including birth defects in ear, nose, and throat.
An ENT specialist in Hyderabad on an average can charge up to Rs. 500 for each of his consultations. In the case of Tonsillitis surgery, it may cost you around Rs. 70,000 and that of Rhinoplasty may vary from Rs. 50,000 to 1 Lakh (INR) respectively. A basic hearing aid device is charged around Rs. 25,000. A Stapedectomy surgery performed to cure hearing loss due to medical issues is around Rs. 60,000 in Hyderabad.
ENT doctors are highly specialized in performing certain types of treatments and surgeries like:
Sinus Surgery has turned out to be a minor operation nowadays.
Snoring or sleep disorder treatment surgeries help in the effective eradication of bone structure outgrowths and blockages in the nasal space to ensure hassle-free breathing.
Removal of tonsils curbs down much of the future complications of tonsillitis if they are consulted and diagnosed in time.
Corrective Breathing Surgeries treat chronic problems like abnormal breathing ensuring a permanent cure.
Laryngoscopy is often recommended by your Laryngologist to rectify improper functioning of the larynx.