Children's Health: Grommet Surgery


Glue ear is a middle ear infection that causes temporary hearing loss. It causes the fluid to build up in the middle ear and typically affects young children. Glue ear often develops after a cold and can resolve on its own. However, if the tube that connects the ear to the throat becomes blocked, the fluid will not be able to drain from the ear and will block sound from passing through to the inner ear.

12 January 2023

3 Signs Your Child Needs to See a ENT Specialist


As a parent, you want to make sure your child is given the best care possible. But it can be hard to know if your little one needs medical attention if they're too young or unable to speak up for themselves. As such, here are some signs that indicate it might be time to take your child in for a hearing test appointment with an ENT specialist. Lack of response to environmental sounds

12 May 2021

Why You Should Get Your Child's Cholesteatoma Removed Sooner Rather Than Later


At first, finding out your child has a cholesteatoma in their middle ear can be scary. However, when parents learn that this mass of cells is a cyst, not a cancerous tumour, many believe it's not necessary to treat it quickly. The truth is that, although cholesteatomas aren't cancer, there are many reasons to get them promptly removed by an ENT doctor. Here are 3 reasons you should consider ear surgery for your child in the near future.

8 November 2017