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Click to download the Adult Tonsillectomy leaflet
 

Adult Tonsillectomy

People who benefit from having their tonsils removed include those who suffer from frequent episodes of acute tonsillitis; tonsoliths (white lumps of debris which become trapped in the tonsils causing bad breath) or snoring and sleep apnoea due to enlarged tonsils ... read more

 
Click to download the FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) and Nasal Polypectomy leaflet
 

FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) and Nasal Polypectomy

The operation will be done from inside your nose, with no external scars. It will be done using a small endoscope (fibreoptic telescope). You may have a small dressing inside your nose when you wake up, this will be removed before you go home ... read more

 
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Grommets and Adenoidectomy

Grommets are used to treat Glue Ear and help your child’s hearing. Adenoidectomy prolongs the benefit from Grommets and may also help with snoring and nasal blockage ... read more

 
Click to download the Paediatric Tonsillectomy and Adenotonsillectomy leaflet
 

Paediatric Tonsillectomy and Adenotonsillectomy

Children who suffer from frequent episodes of acute tonsillitis, sleep disordered breathing or sleep apnoea, benefit from having their tonsils, and possibly adenoids, removed ... read more

 
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Pinnaplasty

The operation will be done from behind the ear, with no scars visible from the front.

There will be some fine small sutures on the back of the ear; these will dissolve in due course. The ears will be protected by a dressing and head-bandage which will be removed at the postoperative outpatient appointment a week after the operation ... read more

 
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Septoplasty

The operation will be done from inside your nose, with no external scars.

You may notice some small sutures just inside the nose which will dissolve in due course. You may have some light packing inside your nose when you wake up, this will be removed before you go home ... read more

 
Click to download the Septorhinoplasty leaflet
 

Septorhinoplasty

The operation will usually be done from inside your nose, 2 scars of 1-2mm may be visible either side of your nasal bridge, these are short-term only and will heal quickly. Sometimes the operation involves a tiny external scar beneath the nasal tip, this will also heal well. You may notice some small sutures just inside the nose which will dissolve in due course. You may have some light packing inside your nose when you wake up, this will be removed before you go home ... read more

 

Location

The ENT clinic at Ashford is based on the first floor of the Outpatients block.

At St. Peter’s, the outpatient and hearing aid clinics are based on level 3 of the Departmental block.