Archive for the ‘Havas ENT Clinics’ Category

Second Opinion in Otolaryngology

April 10th, 2018 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics Comments Off on Second Opinion in Otolaryngology

Many ENT operations are “can have” rather than “must have” types of situations. In elective surgery, it is often prudent to get a second opinion from a senior otolaryngologist before undertaking an operation, especially in the case of children. Before undertaking an operation, it is important to ascertain whether there are non-surgical options that have […]

Choosing a rhinoplasty surgeon

June 14th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Nose Clinic Comments Off on Choosing a rhinoplasty surgeon

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 […]

Oral Cavity Lesions

April 13th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Mouth Comments Off on Oral Cavity Lesions

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 on Burning Mouth Syndrome

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 […]

Dizziness and Vertigo

January 25th, 2017 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics Comments Off on Dizziness and Vertigo

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 […]

Tonsillar Stones

December 8th, 2016 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Laser Surgery, Mouth, Throat Clinic Comments Off on Tonsillar Stones

A tonsillolith or tonsillar stone is a piece, or more commonly, clusters of calcareous matter that forms in the crypts or crevasses of the palatine tonsils (commonly known as the tonsils). They are white or cream in colour and range in size from a pin head to the size of a pea. They often have […]

Cholinergic Rhinitis

November 17th, 2016 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Nose Clinic Comments Off on Cholinergic Rhinitis

Cholinergic Rhinitis is a condition characterized by watery snot running out of your nose; it is more common as you get older. It is usually initiated by sight or smell of food, change in temperature (particularly when it gets cold), or emotion/excitement. It can be a social encumbrance. Most people find it incredibly disconcerting to […]

New publication: Second Edition of the Handbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

November 6th, 2015 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics Comments Off on New publication: Second Edition of the Handbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

New publication: Second Edition of the Handbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Professor Havas has recently published the Second Edition of the Handbook of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. The handbook is a reliable companion for General Practitioners and those specialised in Ear, Nose and Throat care. Arranged in 35 chapters, the handbook contains […]

Patient guide to treating Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

October 9th, 2015 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Nose Clinic Comments Off on Patient guide to treating Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis

Treating Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis The American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery released a clinical practice guidelines update on acute sinusitis in April 2015. Sinusitis is an inflammation or infection of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Havas ENT Clinics have produced an information sheet summarising the new clinical practice guidelines for patients who visit […]

Basic Laryngology for primary care physicians

August 13th, 2015 by admin in Havas ENT Clinics, Throat Clinic, Voice Clinic Comments Off on Basic Laryngology for primary care physicians

Guide to Laryngology for primary care physicians Professor Havas has recently released a guide to Laryngology for primary care physicians. In the guide, he presents a brief overview of benign, pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the larynx. What is important to bear in mind is that as a primary care physician, as you do not […]