ORL – Otorhinolaryngology – EAR, NOSE, THROAT
Otolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) is the branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck.
Clinique Médicale Diamant ORL / ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialists are physicians that are trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose and throat, and related structures of the head and neck. They have special expertise in managing diseases of the ears, nose and nasal passage sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face.
Ear: ORL / ENT specialists can treat ear disorders. This includes medical and surgical treatment for hearing disorders, ear infections, balance disorders, facial nerve or cranial nerve disorders, as well as management of congenital (birth) and cancerous disorders of the outer and inner ear.
Nose: Care of the nasal cavity and sinuses is one of the primary skills our ORL / ENT specialist. Management of disorders of the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, allergies, sense of smell, and nasal respiration (breathing), as well as the external appearance of the nose are part of ENT’s area of expertise.
Throat: ORL / ENT specialst also manage diseases of the larynx (voice box) and the upper aero digestive tract or esophagus including disorders of the voice respiration (breathing), and swallowing.
Head and Neck: ENT specialists are trained to treat infectious diseases, tumors (both benign and malignant/cancerous) of the face.