Loss of hearing can be frightening for people of all ages, for children even more so. Find out all you need to know about this issue here.
Swimmer's ear, also known as otitis externa, is an infection of the skin of the ear canal and all too common in children who spend a lot of their time in the water, especially during the summer. Some children develop repeat infections which will need extra care and attention. Mr Christopher Pepper explains more.
A paediatric otolaryngologist will determine the best treatment plan for your little one if they experience recurring conditions that affect their ear, nose and throat, such as sleep apnoea, hearing loss, blocked nose or tonsillitis amongst many more. Read more from our expert consultant Mr Michael Kuo on when to take your child to see a specialist.
In the UK, up to 3% of children suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea, causing a disruption in their quality of sleep and problems for them during the day. Mr Christopher Pepper, a top consultant paediatric ENT surgeon based in London, explains the causes, how it is diagnosed and the treatments available.