The Department of ENT offers superior facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of afflictions of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck.
Our ENT specialists range from audiologists, auditory verbal development experts to speech and language therapists aided by competent nurses trained in the field of otolaryngological disorders.
Excellence in Otolaryngology
We provide comprehensive care for all ear, nose and throat related ailments such as adenoids, sinusitis, tinnitus, nasal airway obstruction, tonsilitis, eardrum perforation etc.
We cover all aspects of otolaryngological care including tests such as audiometry and nasal endoscopy, micro surgery for ear drum and voice problems, laser surgery, cochlear implants, speech therapy as well as cosmetic rhinoplasty. We use the latest in advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic equipment to conduct the most basic and routine of investigations at one end and the most complex and intricate surgeries on the other.
Symptoms of ear infection:
- Ear pain, especially when lying down
- Tugging or pulling at an ear
- Difficulty sleeping
- Crying more than usual
- Acting more irritable than usual
- Difficulty hearing or responding to sounds
- Loss of balance
- Fever of 100 F (38 C) or higher
- Drainage of fluid from the ear
- Loss of appetite
- Ear pain
- Drainage of fluid from the ear
- Diminished hearing
- Sore throat
Symptoms of Sinusitis:
- Drainage of a thick, yellow or greenish discharge from the nose or down the back of the throat
- Nasal obstruction or congestion, causing difficulty breathing through your nose
- Pain, tenderness, swelling and pressure around your eyes, cheeks, nose or forehead
- Aching in your upper jaw and teeth
- Reduced sense of smell and taste
- Cough, which may be worse at night
Symptoms of salivary gland tumour can include:
- Lump in the neck, jaw or mouth
- Muscle weakness or numbness in one part of the face
- Pain in the salivary gland region
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Difficulty in opening the mouth wide
Symptoms of thyroid cancer can include:
- Growing lump in the neck
- Swelling in the neck
- Pain in the neck front and ears
- Hoarseness in voice
- Trouble swallowing or breathing
Services and Procedures
We conduct audiometry investigations to test a person’s ability to hear. Our audiologists also perform Impedance/BERA testing to check the integrity of the auditory nerve and to test the extent of hearing impairment. Nasal endoscopy is also carried to examine the cause of infections in the nasal and sinus passages.
Thyroid and Salivary Gland Treatment
Our specialists offer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment for salivary gland tumours and thyroid cancer.
The skilled surgeons at QRG Health City use an operating microscope to reconstruct a perforated eardrum or the small bones of the middle ear that have been damaged due to trauma or infection. Intricate microsurgery is also performed using a laryngoscope to treat problems in the voice box usually caused by lesions.
Advanced laser systems are used to excise skin tumours; birthmarks etc. and treat other disorders of the ear, nose and throat that are amenable to laser surgery. Our proficient plastic surgeons conduct cosmetic surgeries to reshape or change the appearance of the nose. Cochlear implant surgery involves implanting an electronic device that enables the sense of sound in a person who has suffered profound loss of hearing due to damage to their cochlea or inner ear.
We have extremely qualified speech therapists to deal with speech problems such as stammering, articulation problems and delayed speech and language in young children.
AUDIOLOGY & HEARING AID CENTER
We have excellent hearing test equipment by which we precisely identify hearing thresholds and deafness. We also provide various hearing aids which are custom made and tuned according to patient. We offer further service and support for hearing aids.
Technology & Infrastructure
Advanced technology and instruments aid in fast, accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of a variety of ENT disorders. Enhanced imaging instruments are used such as nasal endoscopes, operating microscopes and video endoscopy. We have a clinically advanced ENT OPD unit equipped with hi-tech equipment and dedicated to ENT procedures. Our ENT Department is also equipped with Coblator which is advanced equipment used in the treatment of snoring disorders and aid in blood less surgeries for Tonsils.
Advanced Audiology Assessment Suite
Our ENT department features an exclusive audiology assessment suite adhering to the strictest protocols for providing a suitable environment for conducting an accurate audiometry examination.
Efficient diagnostic, clinical and surgical team is accompanied by highly qualified therapists and nurses to provide holistic treatment for a broad spectrum of ENT conditions.
From routine investigations to speech therapy to complex microsurgeries, the Department of ENT and Cochlear Implant has the skill, experience and technological facilities to tackle ailments affecting the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.
So take the first step towards a healthier you and seek our expert advice.