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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
At London Hearing we pay close attention to new 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.