Headphones may also prevent ear wax from falling out properly


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This happens to protect your ears. Headphones may also prevent ear wax from falling out properly.

This Ear, Nose and Throat Consciousness Week, learn more about how your ears, nose and throat work and how to take care of them by calling The Medical City’s Department of Otolaryngology at (02) 988-1000 / 988-7000 local 6250.

The Ear, Nose, Throat – Head and Neck Surgery Center

The ENT–HNS Center, aside from offering specialized services, provides a venue for ENT consultants to assess patients and perform more specialized procedures outside of their clinics. The Center has expanded to include a consultation room and two treatment rooms, which are fully equipped with basic ENT diagnostic and therapeutic instruments to accommodate minor procedures.

Otolaryngologic Procedures include the following:


  • Biopsy, drainage and surgery of external ear diseases
  • Reconstruction of the external auditory canal for congenital atresia
  • Myringotomy with or without VT insertion
  • Myringoplasty
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Ossicular chain reconstruction

Advanced Otologic Procedures

  • Labyrinthectomy
  • Endolymphatic sac operation with or without shunt
  • Fenestration operations
  • Vestibular nerve section, translabyrinthine approach
  • Cochlear device implantation
  • Total facial nerve decompression and/or repair
  • Surgery for acoustic neuroma: Transmastoid, Translabyrinthine approach
  • Surgery for acoustic neuroma: Middle Fossa approach
  • Skull base approaches to CPA/lateral skull base tumors
  • Stapedectomy
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implantation

Nose and Paranasal Sinuses

  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Septoplasty and Turbinoplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc procedure or approach

Pharynx Adenoids and Tonsils

  • Biopsy: oropharynx, hypopharynx, nasopharynx
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Uvulopharyngoplasty

Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Procedures:

  • Sphenoid Sinus Surgery: Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
  • Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Endoscopic Orbital Decompression
  • Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression


  • Rigid or flexible fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Rigid Esophagoscopy
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Cricothyroidotomy
  • Tracheostomy

Advanced Laryngeal Procedures:

  • Laryngeal Videoendostroboscopy (LVES)
  • Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Laryngoplasty/Thyroplasty
  • Laryngeal Reinnervation by Neuromuscular Pedicle
  • Surgery of Cervical Esophagus

Facial Plastic Surgery

  • Scar Revision
  • Rhinoplasty, augmentation
  • Rhinoplasty, reduction
  • Cheiloplasty
  • Palatoplasty

Advanced Facial Plastic Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Rhytidectomy
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Botolinum Toxin
  • Suspension Suturing
  • Injection of Fillers
  • Autologous Fat Injection
  • Otoplasty
  • Brow Lift, Temporal Lift
  • Meatoplasty
  • Double chin submental liposuction
  • Double chin (Submental Lipectomy)

Maxillofacial Trauma

  • Nasal Bone Reduction
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of frontal sinus fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of midface fractures
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of mandibular fractures
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of pan facial fractures

Advanced Maxillofacial Surgery Procedures

  • Midfacial Osteotomy (Le Fort I Osteotomy)
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Mandible
    • Mandibular Osteotomy
    • Sagittal Split,
    • Ramus Osteotomies
    • Genioplasty
  • Condylar Reconstruction with flaps/grafts/prosthesis
  • Congenital Craniofacial Deformities
    • Craniofacial reconstruction distraction osteogenesis

Head and Neck Surgery

  • Thyroidectomy
  • Surgery of the Major and Minor Salivary Glands
  • Surgery of the Parathyroid glands
  • Surgery of Benign Tumors of Oral Cavity
  • Surgery of Malignant Tumors of the Oral Cavity/Oropharynx/Hypopharynx
  • Surgery of malignant tumors of the Larynx
  • Surgery of Benign tumors of the neck (eg. Thyroglossal Duct Cyst (TGDC), Branchial Cleft Cyst, Cystic Hygroma)
  • Neck Dissection
  • Maxillectomy
  • Mandibulectomy
  • Revision of Stoma
  • Repair or Reconstruction of Traumatic/Anatomical Surgical defects with Regional Flaps (Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap [PMMF], etc)

Advanced Head and Neck Procedures

  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Advanced Procedures are performed by Otolaryngologists with specialized training in that Subspecialty