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Adenoids: what are they and how should they be treated?

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.

Septoplasty: quick-fire questions

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure that addresses a deviated septum, and not only enhances nasal function but may also make the face look more balanced and in harmony as part of a septorhinoplasty/external septoplasty operation. Renowned consultant ENT surgeon Mr Cheka Spencer delves into the details of this procedure, including the benefits, risks and recovery process.

Written by Top Doctors

Written by Top Doctors
Otolaryngology / ENT

All about tonsillectomy

Tonsillitis is a common condition characterised by inflammation of the tonsils, which are two oval-shaped pads of tissue located at the back of the throat. While many cases of tonsillitis can be managed with conservative treatments such as rest, fluids, and pain relief medication, some individuals may require surgical intervention to address recurrent or severe symptoms. Leading consultant ENT surgeon Mr Antonio Belloso explores the role of surgery in treating tonsillitis and address common questions patients may have about the procedure, in this informative article.

Written by Top Doctors

Written by Top Doctors
Otolaryngology / ENT

Exploring head and neck cancer treatment options

Head and neck cancer refers to a group of cancers that develop in the tissues and organs of the head and neck region, including the mouth, throat, nose, sinuses, voice box (larynx), and salivary glands. In this article, leading consultant ENT, head and neck, thyroid, and parathyroid surgeon Mr Billy Wong discusses various aspects of head and neck cancer treatment to help patients and their families better understand their options and what to expect.

What causes balance problems?

The ability to balance depends on various factors. This includes on how well the brain, nerves, eyes, muscles and joints, function, as well as the vestibular system, which is the group of structures behind the ear drum. Leading consultant adult & paediatric ENT surgeon Miss Victoria Alexander looks at the most common causes of balance problems in connection to the vestibular system, their symptoms and treatment.

Understanding pharyngeal pouch: Symptoms and treatments

In his latest online article, Professor Martin Anthony Birchall gives us his insights into pharyngeal pouch. He talks about the typical symptoms and clinical presentations associated with it and how it differs from other conditions, the main risk factors, what diagnostic techniques or tools are used to confirm the presence of the pouch, the available treatment options and potential complications.

Breathing easy: Tackling nasal congestion

A blocked nose, medically known as nasal congestion, is a common ailment that can disrupt our daily lives and leave us feeling frustrated. Whether it's caused by a cold, allergies, or other factors, such as an array of structural abnormalities (e.g. a deviated nasal septum or enlargement of the sidewall structures of the nose called the turbinates), the sensation of struggling to breathe through your nostrils can be both uncomfortable and irritating. In his latest online article, Mr Matt Lechner delves into the causes of a blocked nose and explores effective ways to alleviate the symptoms.

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