A 36-year-old member asked:
what is the difference between an audiologist and an otolaryngologist?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Hearing verses ENT: Audiologist tests hearing and dispenses hearing aids. Otolaryngologist is a surgeon who treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
What can I expect in an appointment with an ent?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Complete exam: You can expect a complete head and neck exam. For the ear exam, a microscope may be used. For the nasal and throat exam, you may have a telescopic camera exam to look inside. If you have hearing loss or ringing in the ear, you may also expect to get a hearing test during your exam.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Trying to identify a good ENT surgeon in delhi? Heard nosejobs are cheaper there
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Careful: I rarely think it is good advice to get the cheapest surgery. If you have to travel to delhi, i would spend time and money to find a certified plastics doctor where i know the quality of care is monitored.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Can someone with a hearing loss become audiologist?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Absolutely: Hearing loss does not have to limit your professional options. If you're interested in audiology- go for it.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
How do I find out where a board certified otolaryngology doctor is located?
5 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
AMA doctor finder: One way could be to use the ama doctor finder on the internet. Make sure to search by specialty and look for nonmembers of the ama.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
What is a definition of otolaryngology?
6 doctor answers • 23 doctors weighed in
Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
ENT: Oto = ear. Laryn = larynx=voice box implying throat, ology = study of. Used to be otorhinolaryngology with rhino = nose, so otolaryngology is the study of ear, nose and throat diseases. Often the term now is otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, since ents take care of other diseases of the head and neck including diseases of the sinuses, neck, and skull base.
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