What does a Laryngologist treat?
A laryngologist is a surgeon with a special interest in voice, airway, and swallowing disorders involving the voice box and the throat.
What is Otology and Laryngology?
Laryngology – disorders of the throat and voicebox, including speech, singing, eating, swallowing, and digestion. Otology/neurotology – disorders of the ear, including nerve disorders, hearing and balance. Pediatric otolaryngology – ENT diseases in children, including birth defects and developmental issues.
What is Laryngology the study of?
Laryngology is the study of the larynx, or voice box.
What do throat polyps look like?
Polyps can be on one or both of the vocal folds. They may look like a swollen spot or bump, a blister, or a thin, long growth. Most polyps are bigger than nodules. You may hear them called polypoid degeneration or Reinke’s edema.
Can excessive throat clearing cause damage?
Chronic throat clearing is damaging. The trauma from throat clearing can cause redness and swelling of your vocal cords. If the clearing is very extensive, small growths called granulomas can form. If these granulomas get large, they can affect your breathing and your voice and may require surgery for removal.
What is a Rhinologist?
Our rhinologists are experts in diagnosing and treating nose and sinus problems and related complex medical issues. And they have extensive experience in advanced diagnostic tests and surgical techniques, such as endoscopic skull base surgery.
What is the meaning of Laryngologist?
Definition of laryngology : a branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the larynx and nasopharynx.
Why does my throat vibrate when I sing?
When you talk or sing, air from your lungs rushes up through your vocal cords and makes them vibrate open. If you overuse your voice or use it incorrectly, you can irritate your vocal cords. Over time, the irritated areas harden until they have the texture of little callouses.