The basic examination is performed with a microscope (for the ears),
with rigid or flexible optics (for the nose and throat) and the palpation of the neck.
It can be completed with differents exams.

As ENT doctors, we are in charge of investigation and medical or surgical treatment
in adults and children in case of the following symptoms :
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Symptoms

Complementary exams

Decrease of hearing Vocal and tonal audiogram
  Impedancemetry
  Acoustic autoemissions
  Auditive evoked potentials
  Auditory expertise for hearing aids
 
Vertigo Vestibulary examination and videonystagmography
 
Nose and sinus Anterior and posterior rhinoscopy
  Olfactory test
 
 
Throat illness Pharyngoscopy
 
 
Voice and deglutition troubles Laryngoscopy
  Videostroboscopy
 
 
Salivary gland  
 
 
Cervical mass  
 
 
Snoring  
or obstruction sleep apnea syndrome Oxymetry

 

Surgical indications

Surgical treatement

Nose and sinus Endoscopic surgery:
  - septoplasty and turbinoplasty
  - ethmoïdectomy
  - meatotomy
 
 
Throat and neck tumors Panendoscopy
  Cervicotomy
  Cysts neck surgery
  Adenectomy and neck dissection
 
 
Vocal cord lesions Microlaryngoscopy
 
 
Salivary gland tumors Sub-maxillectomy and parotidectomy
 
 
Head and neck skin tumors Tumorectomy and local flap
 
 
Lacrymal obstruction Dacryocystorhinostomy
 
 
Surgery in children: Adenoïdectomy
  Tonsillectomy and Tonsillotomy
  Tympanostomy tube