Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Ear

Hearing problems can affect people of all ages but are more common among children and senior citizens. Distressing and painful, even slight problems in your ears can appear magnified, no thanks to their proximity to your brain. If you are ‘hearing things’, our ENT experts will conduct a thorough assessment of your ear canal and provide effective treatment measures.

  • External ear infections
  • Middle ear infections
  • Facial nerve disorder
  • Giddiness/Vertigo
  • Hearing Loss (Hearing assessment)
  • Tinnitus (Ringing in the ears)
  • Foreign body removal

Nose

Breathing problems due to nasal problems can have long-term impact on quality of life as they affect sleep, speech, productivity and energy levels. In children, nasal problems can disrupt learning and behavior. Speak to our specialists if you or a loved one have the abnormal habit of breathing through the mouth.

  • Nasal allergy/ Allergic rhinitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Sinusitis
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Nasopharyngeal tumour
  • Epistaxis (frequent nosebleeds)
  • Foreign body removal
  • Deviated septum

Throat

In the same way the eyes are the windows to the soul, your voice is an outlet for self and creative expression from deep within yourself. Having a healthy throat that is free of obstruction ensures you can articulate your thoughts and emotions well. In elderly patients, throat problems resulting in swallowing difficulties can affect food intake and general nutrition. Seek help from our specialists to clear this important pathway of the digestive system.

  • Larynx (Voice box)
  • Swallowing disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Snoring/ Sleep apnea
  • Foreign body removal (eg. bones, dentures, coins)

Mouth

Did you know the mouth is the beginning of the entire digestive system? Saliva acts as a natural enzyme that kicks off the breakdown of food, while helping the teeth turn food into the mush before it enters the throat and down the digestive tract. Having mouth problems not only affects your food intake and nutritional status but also speech and social interaction. Our specialists will help you resolve your oral issues with the right combination of medication and lifestyle changes.

  • Tongue ulcers
  • Cysts
  • Halitosis (bad breath)
  • Post-radiation follow-ups (eg. dry mouth)

Head and Neck

The head is often referred to as the ‘motherboard’ of the entire body, as it contains the brain, eyes, ears, nose and mouth. Needless to say, any problems to this important part of the anatomy may affect the whole body. An equally important body part, the neck, acts as a bridge connecting the head to the rest of the body. More critical is the fact that it holds the spinal cord intact. Check with our specialists if you notice any abnormalities around your head or neck area such as growths, swelling or pain.

  • Head and neck conditions (eg Parotid disorder)
  • Neck lumps

Paediatric ENT

Small children are often unable to articulate their pain or discomfort in the ear, nose or throat. As a result, they will cry continuously and appear cranky and clingy. Look out for tell-tale signs such as pulling at the ear, breathing through the mouth, not responding to loud sounds or answering when their name is called. Trained to recognise paediatric distress, our specialist will provide your child (and you!) therapeutic relief through the right diagnosis and treatment of ENT-related problems.

  • Nasal allergies
  • Hearing & speech disorders
  • Adenoids/ tonsil removal
  • Otitis media
  • Ear infections

The advent of lasers revolutionised the medical world, allowing surgeons to reach difficult, deeply embedded spaces, such as those within the nasal cavity, head and neck. Incredibly precise, third generation lasers such as the AcuPulse DUO Surgical CO2 bring ENT treatment to a whole new level.
Functioning almost like the light sabers in science fiction, the AcuPulse DUO CO2 removes delinquent soft tissues or growths in the ear, nasal cavity, throat, mouth, skin and others. The minimally-invasive procedure is often preferred over conventional surgery because of reduced blood loss and pain, shorter hospitalisation and healing period. Conditions that can be treated with the AcuPulse DUO CO2 include:

Ear Nose & Throat
  • Myringotomy
  • Adenoplasty
  • Palatoplasty
  • Pharyngoplasty
  • Rhynophyma
  • Septal Spur Ablation
  • Septoplasty/FESS (Sinus surgery)
  • Stapedotomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tuboplasty
  • Turbinoplasty
  • Valveplasty
  • Vocal cord nodules, polyps, and cysts
  • Retention cyst (Oral)
Head & neck oncology surgery
  • Oral pharyngeal tumours
  • Tongue tumor
  • Laryngeal tumour
Skin
  • Skin tag
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin lesion/keloid

DR BALACHANDRAN APPOO

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon

MBBS (MAN), MS, ORL, HEAD NECK (UKM), CMIA, Fellowship in Head, Neck Oncosurgery (Aus), Fellowship in Oromaxillofacial Trauma & Oncosurgery (Aus)

Suite Number – S18
Tel : +603-6287 1075
Monday – Thursday : 9:00am – 4:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

DR ELIZABETH LIM YENN LYNN

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon

MBBS, MRCS (Ire), MSORLHNS (Malaya), Fellowship in Rhinology (Switzerland)

Suite Number – S21
Tel : +603-6287 1075
Monday, Wednesday & Friday : 9:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday : 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday : 9:00am – 1:00pm

DR MALLINA SIVARAJASINGAM

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon

MBBS (MAHE), MS ORL-HNS (UKM), CMIA (NIOSH), Fellowship Head & Neck Oncosurgery (Australia)

Suite Number – S13
Tel : +603-6287 1075
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday : 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday : 9:00am – 5:00pm*
Saturday : 9:00am – 1:00pm
*By Appointment Only

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