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 Ophthalmology, otolaryngology

 Ophthalmology, otolaryngology


Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of eye related medical conditions. It deals with the eye and visual system diseases, associated neurological disorders, as well as microsurgery. Ophthalmologists are doctors who specialise in therapy and surgical treatments to eye problems. 

The most common problems treated by ophthalmologists are:

•  cataract
•  glaucoma
•  retina (macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy)
•  oculoplastic 
•  corneal conditions
•  uveitis, ocular infection 
•  eye problems associated with neurological disorder such as optic nerve problems, double vision or loss of vision
•  reconstructive eye surgery
•  vision repair

Ophthalmology eye treatments

Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat)

Otolaryngology is a medical speciality focused on diagnosing, preventing and treating a wide range of medical conditions related to the head and neck, in particular ear, nose and throat. It involves medical and surgical treatments, as well as cosmetic surgery of the ear, nose and throat conditions. 

Other treatments

Paranasal sinus surgery  

Tear duct surgery 

Otoscopy, tympanometry, reflexometry 


Nasal polyp surgery 

Nasal cavity and nasopharynx endoscopy 


Nasal sinus vacuum rinsing 

Insertion of medicines into the larynx 

Nasal sinus puncture with rinsing 

Cancer screening

Electrocoagulation to stop bleeding 

Nasal septum surgery 

Nasal turbinate surgery 

Endoscopic or radical surgery 

Laryngeal surgery 

Corrective nasal surgery 

Palatine tonsil removal 

Nasopharynx tonsil removal 

Benign neoplasia removal 

Ear shape correction

The most common problems treated by otolaryngologist are:

•  ear problems such as an infection, ear noise (tinnitus), otosclerosis, otitis media and hearing loss
•  nose conditions like allergies, sinusitis, nasal injuries, tumours of the nose, nasal obstruction, disorders of the sense of smell and nasal growths
•  throat conditions such as tonsillitis, difficulty swallowing, adenoid problems, hoarseness and laryngitis, upper airway breathing problems and voice issues
•  snoring or obstructive sleep apnea

Eat nose throat treatments

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