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 […]

HPV in Cancer of the Head and Neck

March 2nd, 2017 by admin in Head and Neck Cancer, Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of most common sexually transmitted infections in Australia. It is highly contagious, and as well as affecting genital areas, can infect the mouth and throat. HPV found in the mouth and throat is called ‘oral HPV’. Few studies have examined how people get oral HPV, but it is suggested that […]

Functional Rhinoplasty at the Havas Clinic

February 23rd, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

Timeless beauty and enduring function for the discerning consumer. If you are sick and tired of the endless hype, the digital enhancements, the trick photography, the phony testimonials ,the shameless self promotion and the endless race to the bottom, come to Havas ENT for a timeless functional rhinoplasty performed by one of Australia’s most experienced […]

Epistaxis

February 21st, 2017 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

A bleeding nose is a very common condition. The prevalence of epistaxis in random samples of the population has been found to be about 10 to 12%. Spontaneous bleeding from the lateral wall of the nose is rare, accounting for 5% or less of all cases of epistaxis. The age distribution shows a biphasic curve, […]

Dizziness and Vertigo

January 25th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics Comments Off

Dizziness is a sense of unsteadiness. One’s sense of balance depends on the brain processing information from a variety of sources including your eyes, ears, your joint position senses and other parts of your central nervous system. If the messages the brain receives from the sensory organs are contradictory or if the central processing part […]

Nasal obstruction in the elderly

December 22nd, 2016 by admin in Nose Clinic Comments Off

Nasal obstruction in the elderly is a common and important clinical problem. The cost of rhino pharmacology for symptomatic treatment of nasal obstruction is the third most expensive group item on the PBS behind cancer drugs and drugs for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux.   There are certain physiological changes that occur in the nose […]