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Vestibular Migraine (VM) – Mr Paul Montgomery

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: ENT|Tags: , , , , |

This article is intended for educational purposes only. Consult with your doctor - always. Mr Paul Montgomery - Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon at 150 Harley Street talks about Vestibular Migraine. Dizziness due to migraine is quite common; the diagnosis is based on the patient’s story as there are no clinical findings except when the patient is having an attack [...]

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Earfold implant vs. traditional pinnaplasty: 5 reasons why the Earfold is the winner

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: ENT|Tags: , , |

Like most areas of medical procedure, prominent ear correction is under constant technical evolution – and the latest result of this is the Earfold implant. Although actually, it’s so minimally invasive, this brilliant new technique isn’t even the next step in ear pinning surgery – it’s as close as you’ll get to pinning ears back without surgery at all. This probably [...]

How to Get Rid of Excess Ear Wax Build Up

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: ENT|Tags: , , , |

Too much ear wax can be a problem – your ears feel blocked and sounds are muffled – what can you do to keep it at bay? Ear wax and skin debris are produced naturally by the outer part of the ear canal and is pushed out of the ear by the action of chewing and the hairs of the ear [...]

Sleep apnea flagged as potential trigger for Alzheimer’s

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: Sleeping Disorder Clinic|Tags: , |

A clinical study of patients with sleep apnea has been initiated by researchers at the School of Biomedical Sciences and the Queensland Brain Institute, part of the University of Queensland. Initial research prior to the study revealed there may be a link between inadequate oxygen levels during sleep and damage caused to the brain, which increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s [...]

Phonak Titanium: A new era in custom built hearing systems – Mr Nick Clive

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: ENT|Tags: , , , , , |

At London Hearing we pay close attention to emerging technology in the market as this enables us to be highly selective about the products we recommend to our patients. As an independent supplier, we are committed to this approach and regularly monitor and review our suppliers to ensure they are keeping up with the market too. Titanium built hearing aids have [...]

Dizziness: Effective and safe treatments – Mr Paul Montgomery

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: ENT|Tags: , , , , |

Most ear-related dizziness seen in the GP surgery is due to BPPV or Méniere’s disease. New treatments make these conditions easier to manage either by a GP, or by an ENT specialist. Mr Paul Montgomery - Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon at 150 Harley Street explains more about these two ear conditions. BPPV Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), is the [...]

3D Scanner Installed at Harley Street Clinic

By |January 29th, 2017|Categories: Sleeping Disorder Clinic|Tags: , , |

Complete full body 3D scanning is now available at the Sleeping Disorders Centre, as part of our new, innovative service to help people with sleeping disorders, such as sleep apnoea and problem snoring. Sleeping disorders are very common and often the person suffering does not even realise their sleep is so disturbed, let alone the reasons why. Heavy snoring may be [...]

Michael Oko reviews latest sleep aids for Daily Mail

By |December 26th, 2016|Categories: Sleeping Disorder Clinic|Tags: , , |

Can’t sleep? Join the unhappy club: according to the NHS, one in three people in the UK has trouble sleeping and every year it hands out more than ten million prescriptions for sleeping pills. There’s a range of products that claim to help, but how effective are they? The Daily Mail asked Sleeping Disorders Centre founder, Michael Oko, to give journalist [...]

The Role of ENT in Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

By |February 17th, 2014|Categories: SDC Videos|Tags: , |

Author: Mr Michael Oko In this presentation Mr Oko outlines the importance of the examination of the nose as part of the upper airway with nasendoscopy in diagnosing sleep apnoea, and the embedding of ENT in all OSA clinics.