Vertigo Testing

Patients of Vertigo / Imbalance should see a Neuro otologist / Oto neurologist first – i. e. an ENT specialist skilled in Otology (Examination of the inner ear balance organ) doing computerised electronystagmography (CENG) with caloric testing, the “Gold standard” for balance disorders.
Only after this test will it become clear whether an MRI brain with angio etc. is necessary.

Later, a complete clinical examination of the central nervous system may be done at the clinic like Higher functions, Cranial nerves, Motor system, Deep tendon reflexes, Sensory system, Cerebellum, Stance and Gait & Fundoscopy. Only after these, EMG, NCV and SSEP etc. may be necessary.

Deafness and Tinnitus Clinic

Assessment of hearing function by Pure Tone Audiometry and Middle ear pressures by Acoustic Impedance Bridge

Endoscopic Examination

A medical speciality dealing with body orifices and tube-like entrances requires visualization upto the full depth of the concerned otgan.As the name endoscope suggests, the interior of the organ can be seen in utmost detail with illumination and magnification with a facility of digitally recording video images.

Allergy Testing

Allergy Testing using approximately 250 Prick test allergens. Computerised reporting and allergen selection for vaccine. Report print outs in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali.

Digital Hearing Aid Dispensation

A hearing aid is a small instrument which fits on to the ear to digitally magnify the loudness of voices of other individuals and sounds in the environment. They are of various types. They can be placed in the front shirt pocket (Body worn), or be placed behind the ear (BTE). Still smaller ones are placed in the ear (ITE). Much smaller aids can be in the ear canal (ITC) and the smallest ones are completely in the canal (CIC). A hearing aid is dispensed according to a patient’s recent Pure tone audiogram.

Endoscopic Examination of Ear, Nose, Throat, Vocal Cords

A speciality dealing with orifices and “tube-like” entrances into the deepest parts of the ear, nasal cavities and throat must be assessed with an endoscope. As the name endoscope suggests, the interior of the organ can be seen in utmost details with illumination, magnification, allowing for minor procedures and having a facility of digitally recording the images by video endoscopy.

Importance of a Second Opinion in ENT