It’s a well-known fact that infants and children are particularly prone to ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems that can affect them throughout their childhood. These ENT problems include ear infections, breathing issues, airway disorders, tongue tie, cleft lip/palate, hypernasal speech, tonsil inflammation, sinus, and nose disorders, traumatic injuries’ to the head and neck, and require prompt treatment to avoid potentially serious complications.
If your child or teenager is affected by an ENT issue, it’s paramount to find a top, caring, and trusted specialist in pediatric ENT NYC as soon as possible. This way, your kid can receive the correct diagnosis and the adequate treatment in due time. A good starting point is asking your friends, colleagues and acquaintances if they could recommend a great pediatric ENT ( or otolaryngology) specialist in NYC based on their experiences.
Alternatively, you can search online for the best pediatric ENT doctors in NY and then check out their website for more information such as credentials, experience, kid-friendly location, etc. Be sure to look for certified otolaryngologists. Online reviews written by the patients’ parents can also be a great source of information, helping you narrow down your search. A leading pediatric such as Dr. Dagan at Dagan MD uses the most advanced techniques’ and medical technologies e.g. 3D imaging to thoroughly examine the child’s ear/nose/throat and provide the best treatment.
Keep in mind that time is of the essence especially if your kid suffers from an ear, throat or nose infection, but it’s also important to do some research in order to schedule an appointment with one of the best NYC pediatric ENT specialists. Ear infections are a common ENT problem in children and if not promptly and adequately treated, they tend to worsen over time and even compromise the child’s hearing ( if compromised by 40 decibels or more, special tubes placed in the ears are typically needed).
Sinusitis is another common ENT problems that affects children and, if left untreated, it can cause severe complications such as meningitis, infection of the nasal bone, infection of the tissue surrounding the eye and even brain abscess. Recurrent sinusitis in kids is typically treated with endoscopic sinus surgery.
If you’re looking for a top-rated, highly experienced and caring specialist in pediatric, do not hesitate to get in touch with Dagan MD by phone (212) 585 3242 or via the online contact form if you have any queries or want to make an appointment with certified pediatric ENT specialist Dr. Tal Dagan.