Rhinology

Index:

1. What is rhinology?

2. What specialist deals with these nasal and sinus disorders?

3. What are the conditions treated by these specialists?

4. What are the main treatments and procedures that fall under the field of rhinology?

What is rhinology?

Rhinology is a subspeciality of otolaryngology (ENT) and focuses on the diagnosis and management of nasal and sinus disorders, such as allergy, infection, tumours and various inflammatory conditions of the nasal area, but to mention a few. 

What specialist deals with these nasal and sinus disorders?

Facial plastic surgeons and otolaryngologists are the specialists who are typically responsible for diagnosing and managing these nasal and sinus disorders. Both facial plastic surgeons and otolaryngologists offer comprehensive pre-surgical assessment, surgical treatment as well as follow-up care and revision. 

What are the conditions primarily dealt with by these specialists?

The otolaryngology subspecialty rhinology deals with all nose, sinus and nasal conditions, such as: 

What are the main treatments and procedures that fall under the field of rhinology? 

There are a wide variety of tests, treatments and procedures that fall under the rhinology category. A handful of the main ones include: 

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