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Services

As an Ear, Nose and Throat practice we would love to assist with those chronic, frustrating conditions that decrease your quality of life. We are also ready to assist you in the case of an acute illness or emergency. Both adults and children are welcome. We understand that a sick child can cause a lot of worry and distress, and we would like to help.

The field of Ear, Nose and Throat surgery attends to any condition involving the face, sinonasal system, throat, mouth, voice box and other abnormalities of the head and neck.

CONDITIONS AND TREATMENT

EAR

Conditions and treatment of the ear.

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Pretoria ENT treats the following ear conditions:

  • Outer ear infections (otitis externa)
  • Middle ear infections (otitis media)
    • Acute
    • Chronic
  • Complications of ear infections
    • Mastoiditis (deep bone infection around the middle ear)
    • Cholesteatoma (collection of cells and debris in a pocket within the ear)
    • Hearing loss
  • Inner ear infections (labyrinthitis)
  • Eustachian tube abnormalities (impaired drainage of the middle ear)
  • Ear drum perforations
  • Hearing loss, of which there are several different types and a multitude of causes
  • Any other hearing problems
  • Ossicular (hearing bones) abnormalities (joints may be dislocated or fixed), which includes otosclerosis
  • Tinnitus (noise in the ears which is not environmental)
  • Hypersensitivity to sound (hyperacusis)
  • Abnormalities of the vestibular system (balance system of the ear)
    • Infection
    • Inflammation
    • Pressure-related abnormalities, like Meniere’s Disease
    • BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) related to crystal dislodgement in the inner ear structures
    • Nerve abnormalities
    • Other causes
  • Ear injuries
  • Abnormally formed ears (for instance cup-ear deformity)
  • Chronic inflammatory conditions of the outer ear

For more information about the ear, these conditions, and treatment, view our document “Ear Conditions and Treatment”.

See information about procedures related to ear conditions and treatment.

NOSE

Conditions and treatment of the nose and sinuses.

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Pretoria ENT treats the following nasal conditions:

  • Rhinitis (inflammation of the tissue lining the nasal cavity)
    • Acute rhinitis
    • Chronic rhinitis
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • Non-allergic rhinitis
  • Rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the tissue lining the nasal cavity and sinuses)
    • Acute sinusitis
    • Chronic sinusitis
    • Disease-related sinusitis
    • Fungal sinusitis
    • Sinusitis associated with nasal polyps
  • Nose bleeds (epistaxis)
  • Nasal fractures
  • Nasal deformities (abnormal nasal appearance)
  • Nasal septum abnormalities (septum refers to the central nasal bone and cartilage)
  • Abnormal smelling abilities (olfactory disturbances)

For more information about the nose and sinuses, these conditions, and treatment, view our document “Nose and Sinus Conditions and Treatment”.

See information about procedures related to nose and sinus conditions and treatment.

THROAT

Conditions and treatment of the throat.

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Pretoria ENT treats the following throat conditions:

  • Tonsillitis
    • Acute
    • Recurrent
    • Chronic
  • Tonsillar enlargement (causing symptoms of snoring or airway obstruction)
  • Adenoiditis
    • Acute
    • Recurrent
    • Chronic
  • Adenoidal enlargement (causing symptoms of snoring or airway obstruction)
  • Pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat)
    • Acute
    • Chronic
    • Reflux disorders (acid regurgitation causing throat and oesophagus problems with or without symptoms)
  • Abnormal sleep-related breathing patterns (sleep apnoea syndrome)
  • Swallowing problems
  • Frequent choking (aspiration)
  • Narrowing of the upper airway (throat, larynx or trachea)

For more information about the nose and sinuses, these conditions, and treatment, view our document “Throat Conditions and Treatment”.

See information about procedures related to throat conditions and treatment.

MOUTH

Conditions and treatment of the mouth.

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Pretoria ENT treats the following oral conditions:

  • Chronic dry mouth
  • Burning mouth syndrome
  • Lesions in the mouth (any abnormally-looking areas in the mouth)
  • Tongue tie or lip tie (shortened frenulum)

For more information about the oral cavity, these conditions, and treatment, view our document “Oral Conditions and Treatment”.

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LARYNX

Conditions and treatment of the larynx.

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Pretoria ENT treats the following laryngeal conditions:

  • Voice disorders (laryngeal disorders), for instance hoarseness
  • Laryngitis (inflammation of the vocal cords)
    • Acute
    • Chronic
  • Lesions of the vocal cords
  • Birth-related abnormalities of the vocal cords
  • Laryngomalacia

For more information about the larynx, these conditions, and treatment, view our document “Larynx Conditions and Treatment”.

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GENERAL

Other conditions and treatment of the head and neck .

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Pretoria ENT treats the following general head, throat, and neck conditions:

  • Abnormalities caused by systemic diseases, for instance diabetes mellitus, auto-immune disorders or HIV.
  • Medication induced ear, nose, throat and oral conditions.
  • Foreign bodies in the ears, nose or throat.
  • Abnormal speech which is caused by nasal, oral, throat or laryngeal abnormalities.
  • Birth-related problems of the ears, nose, throat, mouth and larynx (voice box).
  • Tear duct abnormalities.
  • Ingestion of dangerous substances.

See information about procedures related to ear, nose, and throat conditions and treatment.

We will gladly assist you with your need.

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PROCEDURES

Ear, nose, throat, and related procedures performed by Pretoria ENT.

EAR

Foreign body removal – ear
Myringoplasty
Myringotomy and Grommet insertion
Ossicular surgery
Tympanomastoidectomy
Tympanoplasty

NOSE

Foreign body removal – nose
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
Rhinoplasty – closed
Rhinoplasty – open
Septoplasty
Sphenopalatine artery ligation

THROAT

Adenoidectomy
Adenotonsillectomy
Foreign body removal – throat
Panendoscopy ± biopsies ± removal of lesion
Tonsillectomy

ALL – Alphabetical

Adenoidectomy
Adenotonsillectomy
Foreign body removal – ear
Foreign body removal – nose
Foreign body removal – throat
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
Myringoplasty
Myringotomy and Grommet insertion
Ossicular surgery
Panendoscopy ± biopsies ± removal of lesion
Rhinoplasty – closed
Rhinoplasty – open
Septoplasty
Sphenopalatine artery ligation
Tonsillectomy
Tympanomastoidectomy
Tympanoplasty


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