Does your nose drip?

August 15th, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

Do you wake up in the morning with your nose dripping, particularly when it’s cold? Does your nose run at the sight or the smell of the food? You probably have a condition called cholinergic rhinitis, which is due to the imbalance of the nerve supply to the lining of your nose. In the early […]

Hoarseness – Shall I be concerned?

August 9th, 2017 by admin in Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off

Hoarseness is a symptom. It is not a disease. It is a general term that describes any abnormalities in how the voice sounds. When hoarse, the voice may sound breathy, raspy, strained, soft, or there may be a pitch, such as a high pitch or low pitch. Changes in sounds that are heard are usually […]

Techniques Of Tonsillectomy

July 28th, 2017 by admin in Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off

There has been a lot of attention in the media recently about different techniques of doing tonsillectomy, particularly the potential role for newer technologies, such as using a harmonic scalpel or a coblator. Although these products are being heavily promoted, the review of the literature shows that how your tonsillectomy is done, that is to […]

Why can’t I breathe after my rhinoplasty?

July 19th, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

Why can’t I breathe after my rhinoplasty? I recently had an operation on my nose to reduce the size of it and make it look better. I am reasonably happy with how it looks but now when I take a big breath, my nose blocks up… The most common cause of nasal obstruction after rhinoplasty […]

Hoarseness in Professional Voice Users

July 5th, 2017 by admin in Voice Clinic Comments Off

Remember that change of voice for over a week, particularly when you have not had an upper respiratory tract infection, can be an indicator of significant laryngeal pathology. If you are a smoker, your risk of getting a cancer in the upper aerodigestive tract in the larynx is significantly increased. So it’s important that you […]

Choosing a rhinoplasty surgeon

June 14th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Nose Clinic Comments Off

More and more cosmetic rhinoplasties are being done. And unfortunately, many people contemplating and eventually having rhinoplasty choose a surgeon on the basis of the cost alone. Many people performing rhinoplasties do not have extensive surgical training. They are neither plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, nor members of Australian Society Facial Plastic Surgery. More and more we […]

Nasal Obstruction And Secondary Dento-Facial Deformities In Children

May 23rd, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic, Paediatric Otolaryngology Comments Off

For the last 100 years there has been extensive ENT and orthodontic literature detailing the relationship between longstanding nasal obstruction, altered patterns of facial growth morphology and dentofacial deformity. Major causes of nasal obstruction The major causes of nasal obstruction in childhood are 1. Allergic rhinitis; this manifests by hypertrophy of the mucosa or the […]

Loss of Smell

May 9th, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

Anosmia, or loss of smell, is a common complaint and can be caused by a large variety of ailments. There are a multitude of potential causes of anosmia. These include head injury, surgery, infection, medical conditions, medications, chemicals and sinus problems. Treatment for anosmia obviously depends on the underlying cause. If you are suffering from […]

Oral Cavity Lesions

April 13th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Mouth Comments Off

Oral cavity lesion can be caused by a wide variety of factors. Many are relatively harmless, however some may represent an increased risk of malignant transformation and should be dealt with more aggressively. Geographic tongue is an inflammatory condition of the mucous membrane of the tongue, usually on the dorsal surface. It is a relatively […]

Burning Mouth Syndrome

March 22nd, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Mouth Comments Off

Burning mouth syndrome is characterised by a burning sensation in the tongue or lips, gums, palate, throat, or the whole of mouth usually in the absence of any clinical or laboratory findings. The major symptoms are burning pain, dryness and altered taste. It is more common in women than men, and particularly more common in […]