Adenoids, which are found at the back of the nose, can cause issues such as nasal blockage as well as various medical complications related to sleep. In our latest article, experienced ENT surgeon, Professor Stuart Winter, is on hand to offer us his expert knowledge with regards to what adenoids are exactly, and when it is time for them to be removed.
Ear infections are a common problem in young children. It can be painful, and no parent wants their child to experience pain and irritation inside their ears caused by an infection. Learning about their different causes and symptoms can help you catch and treat them quickly so that your child can feel better, sooner. Leading Surrey-based consultant ENT surgeon Mr Guna Reddy-Kolanu answers some of the most commonly asked questions parents have about ear infections.
In this article, Mr Pavol Surda, a revered London-based consultant ENT surgeon, details what acute rhinosinusitis is, what the most common causes of the condition are, and what the different treatment options are for patients who may be suffering from it.
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are procedures that remove tissues at the back of the mouth; the tonsils and adenoids respectively. Revered consultant ENT and thyroid surgeon, Mr Julian Hamman, based in Tunbridge Wells, discusses these procedures. He explains the roles of these tissues, why they might need to be removed, and what factors may influence the decision.
Swallowing problems can be an extremely uncomfortable experience, with many people choking, coughing, and struggling to keep food down as a result. To treat this effectively, it is important the cause is correctly diagnosed. Leading otolaryngologist, Mr Anurag Jain, based in Buckhurst Hill, London, and Brentwood, shares his expertise on the different causes and diagnosing them.
Professor Neil Tolley gives an expert guide to thyroid surgery in this informative article, including when it is required and the implications of this type of procedure. He also offers insight on the implications of a partial or full removal of the thyroid gland.
Cholesteatomas, rare but potentially dangerous cysts that grow deep in the ear canal and can interfere with other vital structures. What causes them, how are they diagnosed, and most importanlty how are they treated? Leading consultant ENT surgeon Mr Nish Mehta shares his expertise on the condition.
For a number of reasons, including a blocked nose, nasal obstruction surgery is sometimes performed to restore or improve airway flow in the nasal passages. Highly distinguished ENT surgeon Professor Paul Chatrath, provides an expert insight into this procedure.
To people who are deaf or have severe hearing loss, cochlear implants are a way to perceive the sensation of sound of the world around them. Leading consultant ENT surgeon, Mr Nish Mehta, explains how cochlear implants are fixed in the ear and if there is a minimum age for receiving them.