Our ENT department at King’s College Hospital Dubai specialises in the treatment of conditions associated with the ear, nose or throat, in addition to certain head or neck complaints in both children and adults. The approach, adopted by our leading ENT experts, towards patient care allows for the best possible outcomes while keeping the cost of that care to a minimum.
At King’s we have two ENT aviation qualified specialists who maintain advanced training as Aeromedical specialists and take pride in providing first class integrated care to all Pilots & Cabin crews in the region.
Our team of experts are highly qualified in screening, diagnosis & treating several medical conditions affecting the ear, such as:
- Outer & Middle Ear Infections
- Eustachian tube disorders
- Glue ear
- Perforated ear drums
- Hearing loss or disturbance (for example, tinnitus)
- Balance or dizziness caused by problems with the ear
- Foreign Body or Cerumen Impactions
Our experts’ approach is to carry out a thorough diagnosis through skilful clinical examination supported by a series of indicated tests relating to your experiences and medical background. After ascertaining the nature of your condition, they will then recommend an appropriate treatment, with a focus on long-term recovery or management.
The ENT specialists work closely with colleagues in Audiology and Speech therapy to meet our patients’ full range of diagnostic and treatment needs.
Nose and Sinuses
Assisted Fibreoptic flexible endoscopy technique helps our specialists to ensure precise diagnosis, and treatment of a range of conditions associated with the nose and sinuses, including:
- Nasal injury
- Nose Bleeds
- Deformities of the nose
- Nasal allergies
- Facial Pain or sinus Headaches
- Abnormal smell & taste sensation
- Acute or chronic sinusitis
- Nasal polyps
- Tumours in the nose
- Nose foreign bodies
We’ll diagnose your condition, then identify whether your condition can be managed through lifestyle changes, medication or surgery.
Nose surgery, also known as Rhinoplasty, is a procedure which aims at correcting the physical structure of the nose, as well as improve its medical functions like breathing problems or bone structure. Nose surgery reconstructs the nose by modifying the cartilage or the bone of the nose by not only manipulating the size of the nose but also modifying the shape of the tip, nostrils, and bridge of the nose.
There are two techniques involved in nose surgery:
- Closed rhinoplasty, which entails altering the nose shape from the nostrils
- Open rhinoplasty, which uses a small incision between the nostrils whereby the skin is pulled up.
Sinuses are bony air-filled cavities that not only reduce the weight of the skull but form the bony buttresses which provide the foundation of the facial soft tissue. The sinuses of the facial skeleton protect important organs such as the eyes and the forebrain acting as crash barriers and airbags.
There are several conditions that affect the sinus which may require different types of sinus surgical procedures including:
- Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
- Balloon sinuplasty
- Functional rhinoplasty
- Caldwell-Luc operation
- Turbinate reduction
If you’re experiencing health problems in the throat area, our team are on hand to assist. We diagnose and treat several throat-related conditions, such as:
- Problems with tonsils & adenoids
- Bad Breath/Halitosis
- Swallowing issues
- Snoring / Mouth breathing/ Obstructive Sleep apnoea
- Inflammation (Pharyngitis/Laryngitis)
- Tumours of the throat and larynx
- Voice disorders
- Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
After a diagnosis, we’ll focus on providing a tailored treatment plan to reduce symptoms or eliminate the condition entirely through surgical intervention if indicated.
Head and Neck
Additionally, our ENT department offers help with a wide range of problems associated with the head or neck, such as:
- Swelling in the neck
- Lymph node-related problems
- Issues with the salivary glands
- Thyroid disorders
- Tumours in the neck
- Head, neck and facial cancers
Surgical procedures routinely performed by our doctors (both in paediatric & adult patients) include – Septoplasty, Turbinectomies, Endoscopic sinus surgery, Grommet insertion, Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Ear drum repair etc.
Treatment and After-Care
We focus on offering an exemplary service, from initial consultation through to final diagnosis and treatment and beyond. Our team of expert doctors and nurses are here to offer tailored management and treatment of your condition, and to answer any questions that you might have throughout your time with us. Whatever you need us for, we’re only a phone-call away.
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