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.
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.
A stapedectomy is a surgical procedure for the treatment of hearing loss caused by a condition called otosclerosis. Leading ENT surgeon Mr Neil Fergie, explains what is a stapedectomy, what are the risks involved, and why stapedectomy patients are among the most satisfied group of ear surgery patients.
In our latest article, highly esteemed ENT specialist, Mr Vikas Malik, tells us when our blocked nose should be seen by a specialist, and outlines how a severely blocked nose would typically be treated.