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ENT treatment in Kiev
ENT doctor (otolaryngologist) - a specialist in the treatment of diseases of the nasopharynx, paranasal sinuses, larynx, trachea, pharynx and ears.
Untreated ENT diseases easily develop into a chronic form, and can also give a variety of complications to other human organs.
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The specialists of the VixClinic Medical Center recommend not to postpone the visit to the otolaryngologist in case of the following symptoms:
- nasal congestion;
- nasal breathing disorder;
- hearing impairment;
- ear pain or discomfort;
- pain when swallowing;
- nasal discharge, ear discharge.
The most common diseases of the ENT organs are:
(inflammation of the paranasal sinuses);
(inflammation of the mucous membrane of the maxillary sinuses);
- otitis media
(inflammation of the larynx);
(inflammation of the lining of the pharynx).
In addition, there are cases of foreign objects getting into the ENT organs, which our doctors will brilliantly handle with the extraction.
At the VixClinic Medical Center, the qualifications of ENT specialists and the availability of the most modern equipment allow us to carry out the widest range of procedures:
- Proetz nose wash (cuckoo);
- lavage of lacunae of palatine tonsils;
- rinsing the external auditory canal;
- nasal toilet;
- ear toilet;
- indirect laryngoscopy;
- ENT endoscopy;
- pneumatic massage of the tympanic membranes; - washing the auditory tube according to the Police;
- auditory tube catheterization;
- efimization of the nasal mucosa;
- nasal foreign body removal
- foreign body removal of the external auditory canal;
- removal of a foreign body from the pharynx and hypopharynx.
Otolaryngology VixClinic in the center of Kiev is the most complete range of services for the health of ENT organs.
Types of treatment involving surgical intervention can be viewed in the section «ENT surgery»
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The most commonly encountered children’s ENT-disease are sinusitis, otitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, tracheitis, adenoids, sore throat, tonsillitis, cerumen plug, pharyngitis and respiratory tract inflammations.
In VixClinic, pediatric otolaryngologist is a highly qualified specialist, who deals with a preventive care or ear, nose and throat (ENT).
Pediatric ENT-specialist significantly differs from otolaryngologist for adult patients, since prior to diagnosing, he or she should follow individual psychological approach to each young patient in order to gain their trust and sympathy. No less important factor is the technological base the clinic has for treatment of children’s ENT diseases.
The pediatric otolaryngologist in VixClinic uses a bio laser unit for treatment of children’s ENT diseases: unit is a perfect painless and efficient alternative to conservative treatment. Of course, not each pediatric ENT doctor in Kiev has skills and experience in using such equipment.
In case of complaints on hearing loss there is an opportunity to do audiometry. Learn more about audiometry procedure here.
Besides, a patient may undergo all medical tests, necessary for identifying proper diagnosing, then and there in the clinic, because VixClinic has own opportunities for laboratory assessment.
VixClinic recommends having your child to visit the ENT specialist for preventive examination no less than four times a year. Such routine checkups help to reduce possibility of diseases of ENT organs or identify them at early stages.
Why is competent choice of hearing aid so important in correcting hearing impairment? Only properly selected equipment will improve hearing without any risk of making it even worse. Hearing aids are selected individually considering patient’s needs and exist in a great variety of types. Moreover, each of them has certain contra-indications.
For example, In-the-Canal (ITC) aid is unacceptable if patient has ear infections, and having problems with fine motor skills, definitely makes In-the-Ear (ITE) aids a wrong choice.
Therefore, it is necessary to consider the type of disorder, its course, and patient’s physical characteristics.
Choosing the right hearing aids is very individual process, and allows of no universal [average] approach.
Doctor will determine:
1) what is the degree of hearing loss, is it unilateral or bilateral;
2) which disease causes hearing loss, what is the further prognosis;
3) whether there are any concurrent conditions [associated diseases]. It is important because certain diseases restrict the use of hearing aids. They include first of all various convulsive states, such as epilepsy, when wearing hearing aids is absolutely contraindicated;
4) what the patient’s needs and lifestyle are, what he expects from his hearing aid. Yes, these are very important factors, for people with active lifestyles better use smaller devices that nevertheless provide good sound clarity.
Upon consulting, doctor will offer patient to choose from several types of hearing aids that match individual technical requirements, preferences on cost, color, and design.
Some devices have several operational modes for different situations. There are devices with manual or automatic volume adjustment, control, programmable and non-programmable. All the options available in various hearing instruments naturally affect their cost and appearance.
Consulting otolaryngologist in Dental VixClinic shall help you to complete this difficult, laborious, and serious process of choosing hearing aids, and to become a happy owner of device that’s right for you.
Adults and pediatric otolaryngologists in Dental VixClinic Family Clinic select hearing aids on the basis on audiometry tests results.
Audiometry tests help otolaryngologist to define the cause of hearing loss and to diagnose, in particular; to identify hearing problems at early stages, any ear pathologies or mechanical damages.
This examination technique is painless and has no side effects, therefore children tolerate it easily.
Common causes of hearing loss include:
- Acoustic trauma
- Persistent ear infections
- Inner ear disorders
- Head injury
- Genetic predisposition (inherited conditions)
- Side effects from medications
- Occupational deafness
- Ruptured eardrum
Audiometry is done by the special equipment, audiometer with earphones attached to it. Examination and diagnosing have to be done by experienced and highly professional otolaryngologist with good reputation.
Adult and pediatric ENT-specialists from Dental VixClinic will professionally test your hearing with audiometer and prescribe treatment depending on its results.
Note that the selection of hearing aids and their setting also better be done on the basis of audiometry test results.