Procedures

Ear

The Bone Anchored Hearing Aid, or Baha system, is comprised of a sound processor, an abutment and a small titanium implant that is implanted in the bone behind your ear. Learn More at our division Hillcrest Hearing and Balance Center.

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The cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to the severe or profoundly hearing impaired. Part of the cochlear implant is surgically implanted in the ear and part of it is worn externally like a hearing aid. Learn More at our Division Hillcreast Hearing and Balance Center

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Otoplasty denotes the surgical and non-surgical procedures for correcting the deformities and defects of the pinna, and for reconstructing a defective, or deformed, or absent external ear, consequent to congenital conditions and trauma.

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A myringotomy, or ear tube placement, is an outpatient procedure where an otolaryngologist uses a surgical microscope to make a small incision in the ear drum.

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BMT

Bilateral myringotomy with tubes (BMT) is a procedure involving inserting tubes to ventilate the area behind the eardrum, keeping the pressure equalized to atmospheric pressure in the middle ear.

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Bilateral myringotomy with tubes (BMT) is a procedure involving inserting tubes to ventilate the area behind the eardrum, keeping the pressure equalized to atmospheric pressure in the middle ear.

Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the adenoids. Adenoids are a mass of lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal passages.

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Together known as a tympanomastoidectomy, are two surgical procedures often performed at the same time on a patient's ear to control chronic infection and restore hearing.

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Neck & Throat

The neck dissection is a surgical procedure for control of neck lymph node metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The aim of the procedure is to remove lymph nodes from one side of the neck into which cancer cells may have migrated.

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Surgery to remove a neck mass is called excision. Using general anesthesia, a surgeon makes an incision in the neck to access the neck mass, then carefully removes the tissue.

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A parotidectomy is the surgical excision (removal) of the parotid gland, the major and largest of the salivary glands. The procedure is most typically performed due to neoplasms (tumors), which are growths of rapidly and abnormally dividing cells.

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Submandibular gland removal is surgery to take out a saliva gland below the lower jaw. The gland may have been removed because of infection, a tumour, or a blocked saliva duct. A saliva duct is a tube that carries saliva from the gland into the mouth.

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The thyroid and parathyroid glands are part of the body's endocrine system. The thyroid helps regulate metabolism, while the parathyroid - which are located behind the thyroid gland in the neck - helps your body control calcium levels in the blood.

Your doctor may recommend surgery due to:

  • Small growths, such as nodules or cysts
  • Overactive thyroid
  • Thyroid or parathyroid cancer
  • Noncancerous tumors that are causing problems
  • Swelling or goiters that makes it hard for you to breathe or swallow
  • Hyperparathyroidism - Parathyroids are producing too much parathyroid hormone

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Tracheotomy, or tracheostomy, is a surgical procedure which consists of making an incision on the anterior aspect of the neck and opening a direct airway through an incision in the trachea.

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A laryngoscopy is an exam that gives your doctor a close-up view of your larynx and throat. The larynx is your voice box. It's located at the top of your windpipe, or trachea.

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A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected.

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A lingual frenectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the frenulum. During the operation, the surgeon makes a small cut on the frenulum to free up the tongue.

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Injection snoreplasty is a new office procedure for snoring. The mechanism of snore reduction is produced by using an injectable sclerosing agent to promote scar tissue at the palate, stiffening it, and diminishing the "flutter" noise of snoring.

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Inspire is a small device placed inside the body that stimulates the muscles of the tongue and throat opening your airway, allowing for normal breathing during sleep.

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Nasal & Sinus

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoid for reasons which include impaired breathing through the nose, chronic infections, or recurrent earaches.

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Balloon Sinuplasty is a safe in-office sinus surgery that relieves the pain and pressure associated with Chronic Sinusitis.

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Bilateral myringotomy with tubes (BMT) is a procedure involving inserting tubes to ventilate the area behind the eardrum, keeping the pressure equalized to atmospheric pressure in the middle ear.

Adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the adenoids. Adenoids are a mass of lymphoid tissue located behind the nasal passages.

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A closed reduction of a nasal fracture is a relatively simple procedure that requires the repositioning of the nasal bones.

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Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is a minimally invasive technique in which sinus air cells and sinus ostia are opened under direct visualization.

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Repairing or straightening a deviated septum and reducing enlarged turbinates is a common nasal surgery done under general anesthesia.

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Septorhinoplasty is surgery to fix both your nose (also called rhinoplasty) and your nasal septum (also called septoplasty). The nasal septum is the narrow wall of tissue that separates your nostrils (hole opening of the nose).

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The substances that trigger a patient's allergies are called allergens. Immunotherapy is a treatment of small amounts of allergens which are delivered by injection (needle) or sublingually (under the tongue via allergy drops) to alter the patient’s immunity.

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Vivaer® Nasal Airway Remodeling is a treatment that can be performed in your ENT physician’s office or clinic to help you breathe more easily.

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