Dr Lynne Lim with an adult patient

Adult Services

Adult ENT specialist in Singapore

Dr Lynne Lim is recognized as one of the top adult Ear Nose Throat specialist in Singapore. She manages holistically different conditions related to the ear and vertigo/ balance, the nose, and sinus, the throat and mouth, and the head and neck. Conditions include snoring, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis and polyposis, adenoid and tonsils, hoarseness, gastroesophageal reflux laryngitis, and laryngotracheal airway narrowing and stridor.

She is sub-specialized in ear disorders, offering the full range of management from medications to hearing aids, counselling to audiological rehabilitation, surgeries of the ear drum and middle ear, bone anchored, cochlear and middle ear hearing implants. Hearing loss afflicts many people, and is underestimated due to lack of public awareness and the fear of stigma. Hearing loss is associated with social isolation, loss of communication with friends and loved ones and depression. It is now known to increase the risk of dementia, memory loss, falls and accidents.

Ear / Balance

Conditions managed Adult ear conditions can arise from Congenital infections/ Syndromes, Genetic, Microtia/ Atresia and Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) causes as for children.  (Read More:

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Ear Wax Removal

Many patients overdo the cleaning of the ears. This can cause problems as our ears are generally self-cleaning. The outer 2/3 of the ear canals

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Head / Neck

Head and Neck Lumps Causes Some common lumps Salivary gland lumps – These could be benign or cancerous tumors, or swelling due to acute or chronic

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Hearing Loss

Age-related Hearing Loss (Presbyacusis) Age-related hearing loss, known as presbyacusis, occurs slowly as tiny soundperception hair cells in the inner ear and hearing nerve deteriorate

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Hearing Test

New-borns and children of any age can have a hearing test, and our oldest patient is a spunky 104 year old. Our hearing tests are

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Sinusitis

What is sinusitis? Sinusitis refers to an infection due to virus, bacteria or fungus; or an inflammation from allergies or chemicals like smoke/drug abuse/ cocaine

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Snoring / Sleep Apnea

Causes In adults, blockage may be from problems of from deviated nose septum, large inferior turbinates, redundant/ low lying soft palate and medialized posterior tonsil

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Throat / Mouth

Tonsil problems Causes Tonsil enlargement in adults may have intrinsic, unknown, infective or tumor origins. Some tonsils trap tonsilloliths (small concretions that are stone-like). May

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of ringing or buzzing in the ears without an external sound actually being present. Tinnitus comes in many forms – high-pitched,

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Vertigo

When the Room Starts Spinning Vertigo is a sensation of the room spinning round, and more specific for earrelated giddiness. Non-specific giddiness more commonly due

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